• Course Code: PHTH415
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: 3Lec,0Cln,0Tut
  • Course Type: Major Core Courses (MCC)

Course Description

This course covers knowledge related to geriatrics; emphasis will be done on all changes related to aging, study of the characteristics of the geriatric patient, especially the physiological, psychological and social aspects. Physical therapy management including examination, evaluation/assessment, treatment planning, intervention, and prevention are thus discussed for each of the conditions encountered in elderly. Pre-req: ANAT 203, PHYL 205.