Jan 22, 2022  
2018 - 2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018 - 2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AHPT 840 - Management of Special Populations (Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Advanced Specialty Topics)

Credits: (3)
Instructional Method: Two hours lecture; one hour laboratory.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of AHPT 820  and AHPT 830  , or permission of the Department.
This course introduces students to the management of special populations, with a major emphasis on the physical therapy management of persons with prosthetic and orthotic needs, and a minor emphasis on the management of pelvic health.  Integral to the management of patients with prostheses and/or orthoses is the reinforcement of concepts related to kinesiology/biomechanics, normal gait, pathologic gait deviations, and integumentary management.  The course assists students with developing evaluation skills and plans of care for these special populations.  This course prepares students to participate in their second clinical experience.



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