DPT 602: Basic and Clinical Neurosciences

Course Description This course serves as an introduction to the structure and function of the human nervous system. The anatomy and physiology of primary neurologic systems will be presented, followed by an analysis of how impairments in these systems result in abnormal movement, dysfunction and disability. Special attention will be paid to understanding the diagnoses that physical therapists are most likely to encounter, such as stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease.
Prerequisites None
Credits 6