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.
An in-depth study of the gross anatomy of the upper and lower extremities, trunk, head and neck. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.