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  • PSY 330 - Advanced Statistics


    A course in statistics. (1)

    Review of appropriate use and interpretation of advanced statistics in the behavioral sciences, with an emphasis on two-way ANOVA and non-parametric tests.  Intended for students who have completed a lower-level statistics course outside of psychology or at another institution and are seeking credit for PSY 322 or those seeking a statistics review. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PSY 336 - Psychology of Personality


    PSY 100 . (3) S

    Theory and research in selected areas of personality psychology, including evolutionary, genetic, neurological and environmental influences on personality development as well as psychodynamic, humanistic, trait and cognitive/behavioral approaches to understanding personality. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PSY 341 - Psychology of Gender


    PSY 100 . (3)

    Examination of social learning, psychoanalytic, evolutionary and other psychological perspectives on gender, with focus on contemporary U.S. culture.  Also listed as WGS 341 . Graded ABCDE
  
  • PSY 343 - Neuropsychology


    PSY 100 . (3)

    Introduction to psychological theories of brain and behavior relationships. Emphasis on structures and functions, clinical syndromes and disorders. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PSY 346 - Advanced Topics in Developmental Psychology


    PSY 100 , PSY 319 ; consent of instructor. Open to PSY 313  students with consent of instructor. (1-3)

    Developmental theory and research on topics chosen by professor and/or students. (Past topics include father’s role in child development, child abuse prevention, socialization of empathy and prosocial behavior.) Students review current scholarly articles and interview at least two individuals at different developmental levels. May be reelected for credit. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PSY 347 - Psychology of Aging


    PSY 100 ; PSY 309  or PSY 313 ; or consent of instructor. (3)

    Examination of social, emotional and cognitive changes that are part of human aging.  Topics include interpersonal relationships, health issues, and successful adaptation to the environment. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PSY 350 - Child Psychopathology


    PSY 100 , PSY 309 PSY 313 . (3)

    Examination of theoretical and empirical aspects of assessment, diagnosis and treatment of disorders prevalent in childhood and adolescence, within their developmental and environmental contexts. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PSY 351 - Techniques of Behavior Change


    PSY 100  with a grade of C (2.0) or better. (4)

    Exploration of theories and principles of behavior change using traditional learning theories and current perspectives, including functional analysis, applied behavioral analysis, and other applications in clinical and educational settings. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PSY 352 - Introduction to Clinical Psychology


    PSY 309 . (3)

    Theory and practice of principles of clinical psychology including the clinical interview, use of diagnostic tests, and techniques of clinical intervention. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PSY 353 - Introduction to Community Psychology


    PSY 309  or PSY 315 , with a grade of C (2.0) or better. (3)

    Community psychology concerns the reduction of social problems, enhancement of quality of life, and promotion of social justice through value-driven research and action among individuals, communities, and societies.  Topics may include prevention and promotion, program development and evaluation, psychological conceptualizations of environment and community, community organization, empowerment, and social action. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PSY 358 - Psychological Assessment


    PSY 100 , PSY 322  or another course in statistics. (3)

    Introduction to skills necessary for understanding assessment in educational, business and clinical settings, including concepts of test construction and assessment of academic achievement, intelligence, personality and neuropsychological functioning.  Strongly recommended for students considering practice in the field. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PSY 360 - Internship in Psychology


    At least junior standing and 12 credits in psychology, including advanced applied or methodology courses in the student’s area of interest and a psychology GPA of 3.0 or better; consent of instructor via approval form specifying agency, supervisor and instructor.
      (1-3)

    In collaboration with community partners, students gain applied experience in psychology and related fields. Students secure internships in community organizations, attend class meetings, and observe and assist community partners in various capacities. Internships and assigned duties vary based on academic preparation and occupational interests and goals. Student activities are supervised by agency personnel and university faculty. May be reelected to a total of 6 credits. Graded Pass/Fail
  
  • PSY 365 - Industrial and Organizational Psychology


    PSY 100  and a course in research design. (3)

    Introduction to concepts and application of psychology in the workplace as it relates to organizational effectiveness.  Industrial psychology focus on human resource functions such as appraising, selecting and placing workers.  Organizational psychology focus on psychological processes such as employee attitudes, behaviors, emotions, health, motivation and well-being. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PSY 366 - Evolutionary Psychology


    PSY 100 (3)

    Investigation of evolutionary psychology, a powerful modern perspective for understanding human nature, individual differences and similarities, and group differences and similarities. Review of the broad field of evolutionary psychology; may include evolutionary perspectives on topics such as altruism and cooperation, human mating, parenting, kinship, aggression, and sexual conflict. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PSY 375 - Health Psychology


    PSY 309  or PSY 336  or consent of instructor. (3)

    Psychological influence on health, physical disease and disability, the medical environment, diagnosis and treatment, research problems and findings. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PSY 377 - Nonverbal Communication in Human Interaction


    PSY 100 . (3)

    Historical and contemporary theory and research in nonverbal communication, including a review of all the major channels of nonverbal communication.  Special attention to findings applicable to students’ everyday lives and future occupations. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PSY 391 - Directed Reading in Psychology


    Consent of instructor. (1-3)

    Readings, discussion and written reports on topics pre-selected by instructor and student. May be reelected for credit. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PSY 392 - Psychology Seminar


    At least junior standing and consent of instructor. (3)

    Reading, discussions, oral and written reports on selected topics from current literature in psychology. Topics announced in the course schedule. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PSY 394 - Individual Research


    Consent of instructor. (1-5)

    Research study by qualified students under the supervision of the instructor. Problems may involve search of original literature, experimentation, and analysis of results. At least junior standing recommended. May be reelected for credit. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  
  • PSY 401 - Advanced Research Experience


    (Formerly PSY 329). Grades of C (2.0) or better in PSY 319 , either PSY 322  or PSY 330  and another statistics course, and one from: PSY 309 , PSY 313 , PSY 315 , PSY 316 , PSY 317 , PSY 317 , PSY 341 , PSY 343 , PSY 365 , PSY 366 , PSY 377 ; or consent of instructor. (4) CAP

    Review of current and classic research topics and literature in psychology. Research design, execution, analysis, writing and presentation. Topics vary.  Graded ABCDE
  
  • PSY 427 - Personnel Selection and Evaluation


    PSY 100 ; PSY 322  or a course in statistics.  (3)

    Prediction and evaluation of job performance (with emphasis on reliability and validity), job analysis and criteria development, varieties of selection procedures, including aptitude and achievement measures, personality and motivation measures, interviews and application forms. Effects of government regulation and societal values on selection and evaluation. Lecture/seminar. Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
  • PSY 494 - Off Campus Study Preparation


    PSY 319 , PSY 322 , HON 155  or HON 355 ; consent of Honors Director and departmental advisor. (1-3)

    Independent study designed for the development of the Honors Program off-campus study proposal carried out in close consultation with both the Department Advisor and the Honors Director. Involves development of the project and/or necessary skills to undertake the off-campus study experience. Grade assigned by the department advisor when the off-campus study proposal is completed to the satisfaction of the department advisor and the Honors Director. May be reelected for a total of 3 credits. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PSY 527 - Personnel Selection and Evaluation


    Graduate standing; a course in statistics. (3)

    Prediction and evaluation of job performance (with emphasis on reliability and validity), job analysis and criteria development, varieties of selection procedures, including aptitude and achievement measures, personality and motivation measures, interviews and application forms. Effects of government regulation and societal values on selection and evaluation.  Not open to students with credit forPSY 427. Also listed as PUB 527 . Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
  • PTP 201 - Introduction to Physical Therapy


    (1)

    Designed to give students interested in physical therapy as a career an overview of physical therapy and its relationship to other health professions and to aid them in making appropriate career choices.  Taught as a service course to the University community; not a component of the professional preparation program in physical therapy. Graded Pass/Fail
  
  • PTP 413 - Physiology of Exercise


    BIO 111 , BIO 113 BIO 167 , BIO 168 , PHY 143 PHY 145 , CHM 150 CHM 151 CHM 252 , CHM 253 , all with grades of C (2.0) or better (C- (1.7) or better if taken at UM-Flint). (4)

    Physiological basis of physical activity and exercise training effects on the various body systems. Emphasis on practical applications of theoretical concepts with particular attention to the role of physical activity and exercise training in health and fitness. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 602 - Independent Research


    Admission to the professional program in physical therapy. (1-10)

    Individually negotiated experiences related to the development of new knowledge in the field of physical therapy. By arrangement. May be reelected for credit. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 603 - Post-Professional Independent Study for Physical Therapy Students


    Admission to post-professional program in physical therapy. (1-5)

    Individually negotiated learning experiences appropriate to the interests and background of graduate level physical therapy students. May be reelected for credit. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 604 - Independent Study


    Admission to the professional program in physical therapy or consent of instructor. (1-4)

    Individually negotiated learning experiences appropriate to the interests and background of graduate-level physical therapy students. May be reelected to a total of 4 credits. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 605 - Special Topics


    Admission to the professional program in physical therapy or consent of instructor. (1-4)

    Focus on advancing student knowledge and skills in specific areas of practice. May be reelected to a total of 4 credits. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 611 - Kinesiology


    Admission to the professional program in physical therapy. (4)

    Application of gross anatomy and biomechanics to achieve a clinically based understanding of human movement. Emphasis on familiarization with the living human body. Basic principles of normal human movement, and analysis of underlying determinants of the character of that movement. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 612 - Clinical Neuroscience


    Admission to the professional program in physical therapy. (3)

    Builds on previous neuroanatomy and adds specific neurophysiology to examine how the nervous system controls movement. Examination of motor control and motor learning principles, theory and application to clinical practice. Format: lecture, lab/recitation. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 622 - Musculoskeletal Plan of Care in Practice


    Admission to DPT program or consent of instructor. (4)

    Application of physical therapy interventions for individuals with or at risk for adult musculoskeletal diseases, disorders and conditions. Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
  • PTP 623 - Introduction to Musculoskeletal Imaging


    DPT degree or admission to the post-professional program in physical therapy or consent of instructor. (1)

    Introduction to current musculoskeletal imaging with emphasis on radiology.  Demonstration of a system to view radiographs, development of basic terminology utilized by radiologists to assist in communication, utilization of radiographs and other musculoskeletal imaging studies as an adjunct to physical therapy practice. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 624 - Systems Review and Screening in Clinical Decision Making


    Admission to post-professional program in physical therapy or consent of instructor. (3)

    Applied systems review, examination and identification of clinical problems requiring referral and/or collaboration with other practitioners, particularly physicians.  Emphasis on case-based decision making using evidence-based practice and the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice for safe practice in primary care, open referral and direct access settings.  Lecture, laboratory and discussion. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 625 - Advanced Medical Imaging for Diverse Populations


    DPT degree or admission to the post-professional program in physical therapy or consent of instructor. (1)

    Medical imaging across practice patterns (neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, and integumentary) with focus on specific populations, to assist with physical therapy clinical decision making and practice. Online. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 627 - Introduction to Musculoskeletal Practice


    Admission to the professional program in physical therapy. (3)

    Focus on the most common diseases and disorders of the musculoskeletal system; embryology, histology and pathology of these diseases and disorders; screening and examination. Students learn to screen, examine and evaluate a patient with a common muscle, ligament, bone or nerve dysfunction. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 629 - Integrated Clinical Experience I


    Admission to professional program in physical therapy. (2)

    Orientation to the physical therapy profession and clinical practice with topics focused on patient confidentiality, verbal and non-verbal communication, observation skills, professionalism and introduction to core APTA documents. Includes observations at an assigned clinical site facilitated by clinical and/or academic faculty. Format: Lecture/Field Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 630 - Integrated Clinical Experience II


    Admission to the professional program in physical therapy. (2)

    Introduction to the clinical setting and application of fundamental examination techniques.  Includes 40 hours of supervised clinical experience in designed clinical education sites. Format: Lecture/field. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 640 - Medical and Surgical Conditions I


    Admission to the DPT program. (2)

    Development of physical therapist knowledge using a systems approach.  Focus on safe patient care in medically compromised conditions encountered in any inpatient or home health care environment across the lifespan. Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
  • PTP 644 - Metabolic, Endocrine & Integumentary Diseases and Disorders


    Admission to the DPT program. (1)

    Metabolic, endocrine and integument diseases and disorders commonly seen in physical therapy practice, including pertinent histology, embryology, pathology, etiology, comorbidities, aging effects, risk factors, prevention, signs and symptoms, clinical course, and pharmacology. Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
  • PTP 648 - Pharmacology


    Admission to professional program in physical therapy. (3)

    Basic principles of pharmacology; drug interventions that impact the musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, neuromuscular, and integumentary systems; pediatric and geriatric concerns. Mechanisms of action, indications for use, side effects, and common examples which have an impact on physical therapy. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 651 - Neurologic Conditions


    Admission to professional program in physical therapy. (3)

    Adult-onset neuromuscular medical conditions commonly seen in physical therapy practice with pertinent prevalence, etiology, histology, risk factors, prevention, pathology/pathophysiology, signs & symptoms, clinical course, prognosis, surgical/medical/pharmacological management and overview of physical therapy interventions. Sensory, motor, autonomic, cognitive, and functional considerations are emphasized. Lecture, recitation/lab, mixed-mode format. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 661 - Literature Analysis in Evidence-Based Practice


    Admission to the professional or post-professional program in physical therapy. (2)

    Information literacy, critical examination of professional literature to facilitate evidence-based practice, and application of principles of scientific writing through development of in-depth systematic literature review. Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
  • PTP 664 - Fundamentals of Patient Management


    Admission to the professional program in physical therapy. (3)

    Introduction to integral patient management skills for assurance of patient safety, comfort and maximal independence in the recovery process, a basis for patient management activities in all practice pattern courses. Students learn to safely and effectively work with the patient during all interactions, including functional mobility and therapeutic intervention. Format: L/L. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 665 - Fundamentals of Tests and Measures


    Admission to professional program in physical therapy. (3)

    Theoretical basis for measurement, sources of error, and clinical interpretation of tests and measures will be applied to examination techniques common to all areas of physical therapy practice. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 674 - Advances in Histology, Anatomy and Kinesiology in Musculoskeletal Diseases & Disorders


    DPT degree or admission to post-professional transitional DPT or PhD or orthopedic certificate program; good academic and professional standing; or consent of instructor (4)

    Advances in histology, pathology, etiology, clinical course, prognosis and medical management of musculoskeletal medical conditions commonly seen in physical therapy practice. Focus on the exploration of muscle, bone, nerve, tendon, joint, ligament and fascial tissue as it relates to musculoskeletal diseases and disorders. Lecture with online activities. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 675 - Evidence-Based Examination and Outcomes in Musculoskeletal Practice


    DPT degree or admission to post-professional transitional DPT or PhD or orthopedic certificate program; good academic and professional standing; or consent of instructor. (4)

    Advances in evidence-based examination, including tests and measures, evaluation, diagnosis and prognosis of advanced musculoskeletal injuries and diseases of the spine and extremities. Special emphasis on understanding, interpretation and use of outcome measures. L/L with online activities. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 676 - Evidence-Based Plan of Care in Musculoskeletal Practice


    DPT degree or admission to post-professional transitional DPT or PhD or orthopedic certificate program; good academic and professional standing; or consent of instructor. (4)

    Advances in evidence-based application of physical therapy plan of care for musculoskeletal conditions, including interventions for adult movement disorders.  L/L with online activities. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 677 - Advances in Neuroscience in Neurologic Diseases and Disorders


    DPT degree or admission to post-professional transitional DPT or PhD or neurologic certificate program; good academic and professional standing; or consent of instructor. (4)

    Advances in histology, embryology, risk factors, pathology/pathophysiology, etiology, clinical course, prognosis, and surgical and medical/pharmacological management of adult-onset neuromuscular medical conditions commonly seen in physical therapy practice.  Emphasis on sensory, motor, autonomic, cognitive and functional considerations.  Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 678 - Evidence-Based Examination and Outcomes in Neurologic Practice


    DPT degree or admission to post-professional transitional DPT or PhD or neurologic certificate program; good academic and professional standing; or consent of instructor. (4)

    Advances in evidence-based examination, including test and measures, evaluation, diagnosis and prognosis of common adult systemic, central and peripheral neurological diseases and disorders.  Emphasis on neurologic differential diagnosis, outcomes measures, and clinical decision-making based on the ICF framework. L/L with online activities. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 679 - Evidence-Based Plan of Care in Neurologic Practice


    DPT degree or admission to post-professional transitional DPT or PhD or neurologic certificate program; good academic and professional standing; or consent of instructor. (4)

    Advances in evidence-based application of physical therapy plan of care including interventions for adult neurological disorders.  L/L with online activities. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 681 - Teaching, Learning & Health Education


    Admission to professional program in physical therapy. (2)

    Introduction to principles of teaching and learning as applied to professional presentations and individual and group patient health education. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 686 - Advances in the Physiology of Aging in Geriatric Diseases and Disorders


    DPT degree or admission to post-professional transitional DPT or PhD or geriatric certificate program; good academic and professional standing; or consent of instructor. (4)

    Advances in histology, embryology, risk factors, pathology/pathophysiology, etiology, clinical course, prognosis and surgical and medical/pharmacological management of geriatric/chronic disease medical conditions commonly seen in physical therapy practice. Emphasis on cognitive and functional considerations. L/R/D. Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
  • PTP 687 - Evidence-Based Examination and Outcomes in Geriatric Practice


    DPT degree or admission to post-professional transitional DPT or PhD or geriatric certificate program; good academic and professional standing; or consent of instructor. (4)

    Advances in evidence-based examination of the geriatric client, including test and measures, evaluation, diagnosis and prognosis for common and complex geriatric conditions, diseases and disorders.  Online Lecture and discussion. Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
  • PTP 688 - Evidence-Based Plan of Care in Geriatric Practice


    DPT degree or admission to post-professional transitional DPT or PhD or geriatric certificate program; good academic and professional standing; or consent of instructor. (4)

    Exploration of geriatric physical therapy interventions using an evidence-based approach for creation of plan of care for complex geriatric clients with cardiopulmonary, musculoskeletal, neuromuscular and integumentary system diseases and disorders. Online Lecture and discussion. Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
  • PTP 690 - Advances in Development in Pediatric Diseases and Disorders


    DPT degree or admission to post-professional transitional DPT or PhD or pediatric certificate program; good academic and professional standing; or consent of instructor. (4)

    Advances in histology, embryology, risk factors, pathology/pathophysiology, etiology, clinical course, prognosis and surgical and medical/pharmacological management of pediatric medical conditions commonly seen in physical therapy practice. Emphasis on sensory, motor, autonomic, cognitive and functional considerations. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 691 - Evidence-Based Examination and Outcomes in Pediatric Practice


    DPT degree or admission to post-professional transitional DPT or PhD or pediatric certificate program; good academic and professional standing; or consent of instructor. (4)

    Advances in evidence-based examination, including test and measures, evaluation, diagnosis and prognosis of complex pediatric conditions, diseases and disorders.  Special emphasis on understanding, interpretation and use of outcome measures. L/R/D. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 692 - Evidence-Based Plan of Care in Pediatric Practice


    DPT degree or admission to post-professional transitional DPT or PhD or pediatric certificate program; good academic and professional standing; or consent of instructor. (4)

    Advances in application of evidence-based physical therapy plan of care, including procedural interventions, consultation, and strategies related to health promotion and fitness.  L/R/D. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 699 - Integration and Critical Thinking I


    Admission to professional program in physical therapy. (1)

    Assists students in the integration of the knowledge, skills, and affective behaviors developed over the first year of the professional physical therapy program. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 703 - Biophysical Agents


    Admission to the professional DPT program. (2)

    Foundations and implementation of biophysical agents to influence tissue healing, pain, and muscle force generation. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 704 - Therapeutic Exercise


    Admission to the professional DPT program. (3)

    Theoretical basis for clinical decision-making on therapeutic exercise prescription and progression as a key element in patient/client plan of care utilizing evidence-based principles. Format: Lecture/Lab. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 705 - Soft Tissue Techniques


    Admission to the professional DPT program. (2)

    Foundations and implementation of soft tissue techniques to influence tissue healing, pain, and muscle force generation. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 712 - Post-Professional Neuroscience in Physical Therapy


    Admission to post-professional DPT program or consent of instructor. (2)

    Builds on basic neuroanatomy to examine how the nervous system controls movement. Includes theory and application of motor control and motor learning principles. Format: Lecture, recitation, and discussion. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 728 - Musculoskeletal Practice: Axial Skeleton


    Admission to professional program in physical therapy. (3)

    Advanced examination and interventions designed to treat patients with complex orthopedic and disorders related to the axial skeleton. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 729 - Musculoskeletal Practice: Upper Quadrant


    Admission to professional program in physical therapy. (3)

    Advanced examination and interventions designed to treat patients with complex orthopedic and disorders related to the upper quadrant. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 730 - Full-Time Clinical Experience


    Admission to professional program in physical therapy. (4)

    Orientation to full-time clinical education prior to clinical experience covering essential topics including sites, expectations, communication, and assessment for success in the clinic. Six weeks of full-time supervised clinical experience in designated clinical education sites. Lecture/field. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 732 - Pediatric Examination and Intervention in Practice


    Admission to post-professional program in physical therapy or consent of instructor. (3)

    Examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis and plan of care for common pediatric diseases, disorders and conditions. Pediatric physical therapy interventions explored in depth using evidence-based practice guidelines within major physical therapy practice patterns. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 733 - Clinical Education III


    Admission to the DPT program. (3)

    Four weeks of full-time supervised clinical experience in designated clinical education sites.  One hour discussion sessions on clinical education topics each week of the rest of the semester. Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
  • PTP 739 - Orthotics, Prosthetics and Assistive Technology


    Admission to the professional program in physical therapy. (2)

    The role of a physical therapist in the prescription, fit, and training for use of orthotics, prosthetics and assistive technology.  Overview of technology and devices predominately used to enhance function and accessibility in multiple environments. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 746 - Integument Conditions


    Admission to professional program in physical therapy. (3)

    Integument diseases and disorders commonly encountered in physical therapy practice with pertinent histology, embryology, pathophysiology, etiology, risk factors and co-morbidities, clinical course and signs and symptoms, prevention, medical/pharmacological and surgical management, examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis and application of physical therapy interventions of adults with or at risk for Integument diseases, disorders, and conditions. Format: L/L. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 747 - Examination and Intervention in Practice for Integument Conditions


    Admission to post-professional program in physical therapy or consent of instructor. (2)

    Evidence based physical therapy examination (history, including screening, test and measures), evaluation, PT diagnosis and prognosis, plan of care procedural interventions of individuals with or at risk for integument diseases and disorders. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 748 - Post-Professional Pharmacology in Physical Therapy


    Admission to post-professional DPT program or consent of instructor. (2)

    Basic principles of pharmacology; drug interventions that impact the musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, neuromuscular and integumentary systems; pediatric and geriatric concerns. Mechanisms of action, indications for use, side effects, and common examples which have an impact on physical therapy. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 752 - Neuromuscular Examination and Practice I


    Admission to professional program in physical therapy. (3)

    Examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, application of physical therapy interventions, and outcome management of non-progressive diseases of the central nervous system acquired in adulthood. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 753 - Neuromuscular Examination and Practice II


    Admission to professional program in physical therapy. (4)

    Examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, application of physical therapy interventions, and outcome management of progressive diseases of the central nervous system, peripheral and spinal disorders in adults. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 759 - Biomechanics of Sports and Exercise


    Admission to the professional program in physical therapy. (3)

    Progression of the application of gross anatomy and biomechanics to enhance the clinically-based understanding of human movement. Emphasis on development of advanced principles of high performance human movement, and analysis of the underlying determinants of the character of that movement to enhance high performance exercise and sport progressions. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 760 - Ethics and Legal Issues


    Admission to professional program in physical therapy. (1)

    Ethical issues and the process of making ethical decisions, applied to selected ethical dilemmas common to physical therapy practice. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 761 - Evidence-Based Practice


    Admission to professional program in physical therapy. (1)

    Development of case reports within the four practice patterns in the “Guide,” based on patient’s clinical and physical circumstances, best research evidence, patient’s preferences, and clinical expertise. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 768 - Physical Therapy Management of the Athlete


    Open only to current students in good standing and in the third year of DPT program; consent of instructor. (2)

    Fundamental concepts for physical therapy practice in the sports/athletic setting, including current underlying science within the field of study. Lecture/Lab. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 769 - Advanced Management of Pain


    Admission to Professional DPT program. (3)

    Humanistic, competency-based, comprehensive pain education, providing students fundamental knowledge and skills for advanced management of pain across the lifespan in various settings, populations and care-team models. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 772 - Cardiovascular Conditions, Examination and Management


    Admission to professional program in physical therapy. (3)

    Pertinent pathology of cardiac and vascular medical conditions commonly encountered in physical therapy practice and patient management to include: screening, examination, evaluation, diagnosis and prognosis, and plan of care of adults with or at risk for cardiac and peripheral vascular diseases, disorders and conditions across all settings. Lecture/laboratory. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 773 - Pulmonary Conditions, Examination and Management


    Admission to professional program in physical therapy. (3)

    Pertinent pathology of pulmonary medical conditions commonly encountered in physical therapy practice and patient management to include: screening, examination, evaluation, diagnosis and prognosis, and plan of care for adults with or at risk for pulmonary diseases, disorders and conditions across all settings. Lecture/laboratory. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 774 - Health Policy and Practice Administration in Advanced Practice and Clinical Specialization


    DPT degree or admission to post-professional transitional DPT or PhD or residency program; good academic and professional standing; or consent of instructor. (1)

    Discussion of the role of the physical therapist in advanced practice and clinical specialization within a changing health care system, and pertinence of the socioeconomic interaction of the patient and the health care delivery system to both direct patient care and practice administration. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 775 - Case Studies in Orthopedic PT


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

    Seminar on orthopedic 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 orthopedic 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 discussion activities. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 776 - Health Policy and Practice Administration in Orthopedic Physical Therapy


    DPT degree or admission to post-professional transitional DPT or PhD in PT or orthopedic residency program; concurrent enrollment in  PTP 774 ; good academic and professional standing; or consent of instructor. (2)

    Discussion of the role of the PT in advanced practice and clinical specialization within a changing healthcare system; pertinence of socioeconomic interaction with the patient and the healthcare delivery system to both direct patient care and practice administration. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 777 - Case Studies in Neurologic PT


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

    Seminar on neurologic diseases and disorders. Students learn to respond to physical, psychological, cultural and spiritual needs of patients in formulating evidence-based plans of care. Through case studies, with online activities focusing on a new case a week, students learn to interpret information from laboratory and diagnostic tests and consider implications of pharmacological agents, in addition to data gathered from physical therapy examination. Emphasis on written documentation to maximize potential for student publication of future case studies. Online discussion activities. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 778 - Health Policy and Practice Administration in Neurologic Physical Therapy


    DPT degree or admission to the post-professional transitional DPT or PhD or neurologic residency program; concurrent enrollment in PTP 774  ; good academic and professional standing; or consent of instructor. (2)

    Discussion of the role of the PT in advanced practice and clinical specialization within a changing healthcare system; pertinence of socioeconomic interaction with the patient and the healthcare delivery system to both direct patient care and practice administration. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 779 - International Service Learning


    Admission to Professional DPT program; good academic and professional standing; consent of instructor. (3)

    Offers students opportunity to learn the importance of their roles as engaged global citizens through immersion in a different culture. Students provide service in the form of physical therapy or other types of health care delivery, or meet other needs appropriate to their situations. Graded ABCDE/Y Offered infrequently.
  
  • PTP 781 - Pediatric Conditions


    Admission to professional program in physical therapy. (2)

    Introduction to pediatric physical therapy using current best practice frameworks to guide learning and problem solving. Includes a detailed study of typical development and the social, cultural, economic, environmental and health related factors that influence development. Pediatric-onset conditions commonly seen in physical therapy practice are presented with pertinent histology, embryology, risk factors, pathology, etiology, clinical course, and surgical/medical/pharmacological management. Format: L/L. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 782 - Pediatric Examination and Plan of Care


    Admission to DPT program or consent of instructor. (3)

    Current best evidence used to support clinical decision-making for physical therapy examination, evaluation, diagnosis and prognosis. Evidence-based pediatric physical therapy interventions explored in depth through active learning experiences. Builds upon knowledge gained in PTP 781, as applied to the Patient Client Management Model for Physical Therapy. L/L. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 783 - Geriatrics


    Admission to professional program in physical therapy. (3)

    Physiologic, psycho-social and legal/ethical aspects of geriatric care in a variety of physical therapy practice settings. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 786 - Post-Professional Geriatrics in Physical Therapy


    Admission to post-professional DPT program or consent of instructor. (2)

    Physiologic, psycho-social and legal/ethical aspects of geriatric care in a variety of physical therapy practice settings. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • 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. Graded ABCDE Offered infrequently.
  
  • PTP 788 - Health Policy and Practice Administration in Geriatric Physical Therapy


    Admission to post-professional DPT or PhD in PT or geriatric residency program; concurrent enrollment in PTP 774  , good academic and professional standing; or consent of instructor.  (2)

    Discussion of the role of the PT in advanced practice and clinical specialization within a changing healthcare system; pertinence of socioeconomic interaction with the patient and the healthcare delivery system to both direct patient care and practice administration. Graded ABCDE/Y Offered infrequently.
  
  • PTP 789 - Advanced Topics in Physical Therapy


    Admission to Professional DPT program. (1-3)

    Focus on advancing student knowledge and skills for lifelong learning. Specific modules address self-assessment, goal setting, evaluating continuing education courses, and self-reflection. Topics related to advanced clinical practice intended to inspire and motivate students to develop an appreciation of the importance of lifelong learning. Mixed format with lectures, fieldtrips, conferences, online and lab sessions. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 790 - Case Studies in Pediatric PT


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

    Seminar on pediatric diseases, disorders, and conditions. Students learn to respond to physical, psychological, cultural and spiritual needs of patients in designing evidence-based treatment programs. Through online activities focusing on in-depth analysis of case studies, students learn to interpret information gleaned from diagnostic imaging systems and consider implications of pharmacological agents on the course of treatment. Emphasis on written documentation to maximize potential for student publication of future case studies. Discussion and online active learning activities. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 791 - Health Policy and Practice Administration in Pediatric Physical Therapy


    DPT degree or admission to post-professional transitional DPT or PhD or pediatric residency program; concurrent enrollment in PTP 774  ; good academic and professional standing; or consent of instructor. (2)

    Discussion of the role of the PT in advanced practice and clinical specialization within a changing healthcare system; pertinence of socioeconomic interaction with the patient and the healthcare delivery system to both direct patient care and practice administration. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 794 - Professional Service Learning


    Admission to professional program in physical therapy. (1)

    Experience in non-direct patient care health related activities. Highly individualized to suit academic faculty, clinical education faculty and student individual needs and interests. Independent Study format with a final outcome of a scholarly product generated by the student. Guidance is provided by a faculty mentor and a community health care professional. FLD. Graded ABCDE/Y
  
  • PTP 801 - Advanced Practicum in Orthopedic Physical Therapy


    DPT degree or admission to post-professional transitional DPT or PhD or orthopedic certificate program; good academic and professional standing; or consent of instructor. (6)

    Mentored, individualized, 200-hour clinical experience in orthopedic physical therapy practice.  Students use the patient/client management model for examination and intervention for at least 10 orthopedic clinical cases, and submit written and video documentation of their episode of care. Required for APTA credentialed residency program. Lab and seminar with online activities. Graded ABCDE
  
  • PTP 802 - Advanced Practicum in Neurologic Physical Therapy


    DPT degree or admission to post-professional transitional DPT or PhD or neurologic certificate program; good academic and professional standing; or consent of instructor. (6)

    Mentored, individualized, 200-hour clinical experience in neurologic physical therapy practice. Students use the patient/client management model for examination and intervention for at least 10 neurologic clinical cases, and submit written and video documentation of their episode of care. Required for APTA credentialed residency program. Lab and seminar with online activities. Graded ABCDE
 

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