Introduction to Primary Care and the role of the physical therapist in this practice setting. This course will provide foundational knowledge of the pathophysiology and presentation of common medical conditions, history-taking and medical screening, pharmacology and commonly used medications, diagnostic imaging, laboratory tests and clinical reasoning models. Prerequisite: PTHER 516.
This seminar is designed to allow students in the doctoral program to learn more about the scope of research in rehabilitation science. Students attend a weekly seminar presented by staff and graduate students in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine and other health science faculties. Students registered in the PhD program in Rehabilitation Science must enrol in this seminar within the first two years of their doctoral programs and must present at least one seminar.
Introduction to mechanical and analytical concepts pertinent to physical therapy. Content will include the systematic analysis of posture, balance, typical and atypical gait, functional movements and the influence of person, task, and environment on task performance. Prerequisite: PTHER 516.