January 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Feb 25, 2021  
January 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PT 240 - Patient Care for Special Populations

Through integrated lecture and laboratory experiences, students will be instructed on physical therapy techniques used in the assessment and intervention for special patient populations, including cardiovascular, pulmonary, geriatrics, amputees, bariatrics, lymphedema, women’s health, and incontinence. Students will discuss pathology, impairments, functional limitations, and the corresponding disability related to the patient populations. The role of physical therapist assistants within special populations will also be discussed. 3.00 Semester Credit Hours. Lecture Contact Hours: 30. Lab Contact Hours: 30. Clinical Contact Hours: 0. Prerequisites: PT 220 Orthopedic Patient Care  and PT 251 Neurological Patient Care . Corequisites: PT 210 Clinical Practicum Preparation  and PT 260 Professional Issues .