Apr 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog
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AHPT 884 - Pediatrics

Credits: (4)


Instructional Method: The format of the course may include but is not limited to lecture, case studies, small group and cooperative learning experiences. Learning will occur in both laboratory and classroom environments and may include off site activities.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of all prior coursework or with permission from the department.
The Pediatric course is based on the best available evidence endorsed by the American Physical Therapy Association – Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy. Upon completion of the course students will have the specific body of knowledge needed for entry-level pediatric physical therapy practice. Didactic content will include; child development, pediatric disorders and illness, developmental testing, pediatric patient/family management, and service delivery issues in all settings. Students will explore evidence for further investigation of the efficacy of physical therapy outcome measures in pediatrics. Major emphasis will be on the development of critical thinking and the ability to integrate knowledge from previous core curriculum content areas.

 



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