Electro Diagnostics for Physical Therapy


PHTH 405  Electro Diagnostics for Physical Therapy

COURSE INFORMATION
Course Title:          Electro Diagnostics for Physical Therapy.
Code:                    PHTH 405.
Hours:                   Lec – 1 Hr.    Lab – 0 Hr.        Cln – 3 Hrs.    Cr – 2.
Prerequisite:          PHYL 124.
Level/Semester:    4th level - Fall.
Department offering the course:    Physical Therapy

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course will cover electrodiagnostic modalities used in medicine and that are relevant to physical therapist. The clinical application and practice allows the student to apply didactic knowledge gained through the course.

COURSE AIM:
At the end of this course the student will be able to gain knowledge and understanding about  electrodiagnostic modalities used in medicine and that are relevant to physical therapist.

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS:
Illustrated lecture using white board, personal computer and data show.
Group discussion.
Problem solving.
Research work.
Clinical training/ Physical Therapy outpatient clinic.
Case report.

LIST OF REFERENCES:
W.S. Pease. Johnson's Practical Electromyography, 4th edition, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2007.
P. Siao, Practical Approach to Clinical Electromyography, 1st edition, Demos Medical, 2011.
Students are advised to visit web pages related and which are not limited to:
www.neurocareedx.com/qualifications.html