DPT 614: Lifespan III

Course Description This final course in the Lifespan series is intended to inform the student about the particular physical issues associated with aging. Information provided in this course about how the aging process affects the systems of the body will prepare the student to evaluate and manage the physical therapy related issues and movement dysfunctions found in the aging population. As this population is expected to increase at an extremely fast rate over the next decade, it is of great importance that graduating physical therapists develop an understanding of the specific conditions that face the aging individual, and learn to utilize the appropriate evaluative, assessment, and intervention skills.
Prerequisites None
Credits 2