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2018-2019 Augusta University Catalog 
2018-2019 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PTHP 7331 - Orthopaedics I

Student groups will work through problems and case studies related to peripheral joint pathology, impairments, functional limitations, and disabilities. Emphasis will be placed on examination, evaluation, intervention, and physical therapy diagnosis related to the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, ankle and foot. Content will include: 1. all previously learned examination skills such as assessment of sensation, range of motion, and strength 2. special test related to the appendicular skeleton 3. interventions such as thermal modalities, electro therapeutics, therapeutic exercise, and home programs 4. evaluation, intervention, and physical therapy diagnosis skills related to the appendicular skeleton. Basic science principles will be integrated with examination and intervention. Both didactic and lab sessions will be used during this unit.

Credit Hours: 6
Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 6 Other Contact Hours: 0

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit
Repeat Status: No
Program Restrictions: DPT_PHTP-Physical Therapy
Schedule Type: Lecture/Supervised Lab/Clinic

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