Assessment in PT Lab

PHTH 227    Assessment in Physical Therapy Lab

C O U R S E   I N F O R M A T I O N
Course Title:                Assessment in Physical Therapy Lab.    
Code:                          PHTH 227.    
Hours:                         Lec – 0 Hr.    Lab – 3 Hrs.    Cln – 0 Hrs.    Cr – 1.
Prerequisite:                None.        
Level/Semester:           2nd level - Fall.
Department offering the course: Physical Therapy.

C O U R S E   D E S C R I P T I O N :
This laboratory course allows the student to apply didactic knowledge, gained through the Assessment in Physical Therapy course, to clinical situations. Safety and effectiveness of performance of various techniques are emphasized.

C O U R S E   A I M :
At the end of this course the student will be able to gain skills necessary to perform integrated and effective physical therapy examination for musculoskeletal system.

T E A C H I N G   A N D   L E A R N I N G   M E T H O D S :
Illustrated lecture using white board, personal computer and data show. Cooperative based learning strategies.
Demonstration/ Physical Therapy laboratory.

L I S T   O F   R E F E R E N C E S :
D. J. Magee, Orthopedic Physical Assessment, 5th edition, Elsevier Inc, 2008.
S. Hoppenfeld, Physical Examination of the Spine and Extremities, 1st edition, Prentice Hall,
1976.
F. Kendall, Muscles Testing and Function, 5th edition, , Elsevier Inc,2006.
C. C. Norkin, Measurement of Joint Motion a Guide to Goniometry. 3rd edition, E.A Davis
Company, 2003.
R. McRae,clinical orthopedic examination, 4th edition, Churchill Livingstone, 1997.
C.E.Cook, Orthopedic Physical Examination Tests-An Evidence-Based Approach, 1st edition, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2008.
Magee D.J: Orthopedic Physical Assessment.5th edition, Elsevier Inc, 2008.
M. H. Cameron, Physical Rehabilitation-Evidence Based Examination, Evaluation and
Intervention, 1st edition, Saunders, 2007.
Gross, Musculoskeletal Examination,3th edition, Blackwell Science, 2009.

Students are advised to visit web pages related and which are not limited to:
kapperpt.com/index.htm
www.health.ny.gov/nysdoh/ems/pdf/srgpadefinitions.pdf