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

PT 251 - Neurological Patient Care

Through integrated lecture, laboratory, and clinical experiences, students will be instructed on physical therapy techniques used in the assessment and intervention of adult and pediatric patients with congenital and acquired neurological disorders. Students will discuss pathology, impairments, functional limitations, and the corresponding disability-related patient populations such as cerebrovascular accident (CVA), spinal cord injury (SCI), traumatic brain injury (TBI), muscular dystrophy (MD), cerebral palsy (CP), spina bifida, and other neurological disorders, including neurodegenerative disorders.  The laboratory experience and integrated clinical experience will give students hands-on experience with the techniques being taught in class. Semester Credit Hours 4.00 Semester Credit Hours. Lecture Contact Hours: 30. Lab Contact Hours: 57. Clinical Contact Hours: 5. Prerequisites: PT 140 Therapeutic Modalities  and PT 151 Therapeutic Exercise . Corequisite: PT 220 Orthopedic Patient Care .