DPT 618: Physical Therapy Interventions I

Course Description Physical Therapy Interventions I is a clinical course designed to introduce the Physical Therapy student to common physical therapy interventions. The student will participate in interactive learning activities that will guide the development of proficiency in basic physical therapy interventions. Through lecture, laboratory, role playing and group problem-solving. the student will learn to use critical thinking to analyze the situation, identify the problem, synthesize the solution and communicate this sequence with other health care professionals and patients / clients. Problems introduced are representative of those the first year student will encounter in clinic. Interventions learned will be useful for situations both simple and complex.
Prerequisites None
Credits 2