PT 409 PT Clinical Skills, 2 credits

Introduction to patient handling, tests and measurements, and intervention strategies. Includes monitoring of vital signs, goniometry, manual muscle testing, posture and gait analysis; massage; modalities of heat, cold, light and water; therapeutic exercise; and gait training. Introduces problem solving, communication, documentation, and patient management. (Lab: 4 hours)

Prerequisites: BIO 211/212; PHY 107/108 or PHY 117 & PHY 118; Corequisites: PT 405, PT 407, PT 301. Fall only