Course Description for Physical Therapy Management of the Integument

PHT6734: Physical Therapy Management of the Integument
Prerequisite:  Successful completion of previous courses in the DPT curriculum Students apply anatomy, physiology, epidemiology and pathology in exploring the issues of medical, surgical, pharmacological, and psychological and physical therapy management of individuals throughout the lifespan with Integumentary system impairments. Students will develop examination skills and derive diagnoses; prognoses, evaluations and effective physical therapy interventions based on relevant evidence.(A laboratory fee of $25 will be assessed.)