Apr 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog
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AHPT 816 - Theory and Practice I

Credits: (4)
Instructional Method: Conduct of the Course: The format of the course may include but is not limited to lecture, laboratory, case studies, small group and cooperative learning experiences. Learning will occur in both laboratory and classroom environments and may include off si
Prerequisites: Successful completion of all prior coursework or with permission from the department.
Theory and Practice I is the first of two lecture and lab based courses designed to provide physical therapy students with a foundational understanding of therapeutic interventions used in physical therapy practice. This course will cover theory and clinical techniques for the safe use of biophysical agents and patient handling techniques including the relevant precautions and/or contraindications for each intervention. Course content includes an introduction to the use of thermal and non-thermal modalities including massage and patient handling skills related to transfer and gait training with focus on inpatient hospital based patient care skills.

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