Dec 15, 2019  
2015-2016 Catalog 
    
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PTP 787 - Case Studies in Geriatric PT.


DPT degree or admission to post-professional transitional DPT or PhD or geriatric certificate program; good academic and professional standing; or consent of instructor.  (3).

Seminar on geriatric diseases, disorders, and conditions. Students learn to respond to physical, psychological, cultural and spiritual needs of patients in designing functional exercise progression with attention to existing scientific evidence and alternative approaches. Through case studies of common and complex geriatric diseases, disorders and conditions, with online activities focusing on a new case each week, students learn to interpret information gleaned from diagnostic imaging systems and consider implications of pharmacological agents. Emphasis on written documentation to maximize potential for student publication of future case studies.  Online lecture and discussion.



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