May 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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May 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PT 220 - Orthopedic Patient Care

Through integrated lecture and laboratory experiences, students will be instructed on physical therapy techniques used in the assessment and intervention of patients with orthopedic disorders, including post-operative care and appropriate therapeutic intervention. Students will continue to study therapeutic exercise as intervention for specific orthopedics cases. Focus will be on principles and application of progressive-resistive exercise, taping techniques, orthotics, prosthetics, and exercise progression. Semester Credit Hours 3.00 Semester Credit Hours. Lecture Contact Hours: 30. Lab Contact Hours: 30. Clinical Contact Hours: 0. Prerequisites: PT 140 Therapeutic Modalities  and PT 151 Therapeutic Exercise . Corequisite: PT 251 Neurological Patient Care .