Agenda Item FA 17-32

Submitted by the Academic Programs Committee

Brooks College of Health (Doctorate) – (Clinical & Applied Movement Sciences):

New Courses (2 packages)

05/11/17: Passed

05/17/17: Approved

Log Number: 201701-16     Clinical and Applied Movement Sciences – Doctorate


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Assistive Technology for Accessibility (1cr)

PHT

Doctorate (7xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

The Assistive Technology for Accessibility course is an experiential, service-learning course. DPT students will experience the unique opportunity of interacting with engineering students enrolled in EEL 4930/ EML 4930 learning to integrate engineering methods with rehabilitation principles to explore the design and development of adaptive and assistive devices that benefit people with developmental disabilities. Students will have real-world opportunities to work at the interface of people and technology, exposing them to challenging questions requiring complex interdisciplinary solutions. This course includes seminars where students will develop communication skills and a strong interaction with professionals in the community as well as pediatric clients and their families. Students will complete team-based projects that address problems faced by users of assistive technology in the community. Students may earn a maximum of 3 credit hours for this course.

 

Log Number: 201701-17     Clinical and Applied Movement Sciences – Doctorate


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Constructivism in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (1cr)

PHT

Doctorate (7xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Students will participate in a collaborative learning experience from each other as well as content experts in the field of orthopedic physical therapy. Curriculum will consist of comprehensive case based learning opportunities for the spine, upper and lower extremities. Students will engage in active learning strategies to critically think through problems presented in the case guided by content experts. They will be provided opportunities to progress in manual therapy skill acquisition. The student will also benefit from immersion in
a collaborative learning experience similar to the clinical setting.