Health-Sciences - Course - MEDICAL SURGICAL PT

  • Course Code: PHTH316
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: 3Lec,0Cln,0Tut
  • Course Type: Major Core Courses (MCC)

Course Description

This course covers knowledge related to burn and integumentary disorders, selected general medical conditions, general and joint replacement surgeries, plastic surgery, obesity, and women’s health; emphasis will be done on pathophysiology, clinical features, medical and surgical interventions, and the corresponding physical therapy management including examination, evaluation/assessment, treatment planning, intervention skills, and prevention are thus discussed for each of the conditions encountered. A problem solving approach, to resolve impairments contributing to functional limitations and disabilities, is emphasized. Pre-req: ANAT 203, ANAT 204, PHYL 205.