Course Description for Differential Diagnosis
Prerequisite: Successful completion of previous courses in the DPT curriculum.
Description: This course focuses on differential diagnosis and advanced clinical reasoning in physical therapy practice. Emphasis is on recognition of real and potential patient problems as a basis for screening and appropriate treatment and referral. Content includes systems review using case presentations of differential findings in relation to musculoskeletal pathologies. Other major topics include wound care, women's health, pharmacology, and psychology of pain. This is a capstone course, preparing students for practice in direct access environments.
Course Fees: $51.97