PT 842 Special Topics in Physical Therapy II (2)
This course is a continuation of coverage regarding the special topics, begun in PT 742, that are related to everyday physical therapy practice. Among the subjects covered are: physical therapy care of the oncology patient, vestibular rehabilitation, women's health, geriatric rehabilitation, a continuation of prosthetics & orthotics and an introduction to the physical therapist as a business person. Students will be asked to utilize both previous didactic course work as well as previous & current clinical affiliations as a basis for their online discussions. Additionally, students will be asked to incorporate summaries of research literature into online discussions to develop concepts of evidence-based practice.