PT 410 Integrated Clinical Arts Seminar I, 3 credits

This is the first in a series of interactive lectures and seminars designed to integrate physical therapy clinical arts into clinical and foundation sciences from a bio-psycho-social perspective. Content for discussion includes the following: analysis of the impact of moderating variables such as age, gender, cultural diversity, environment and lifestyles across the lifespan; interpersonal and communications skills; professional roles, behaviors, values, and responsibilities; and appropriate utilization and application of medical imaging and pharmacology. Application and integration are geared particularly to clients with musculoskeletal dysfunction. (Lecture: 3 hours, Seminar: 1 hour)

Prerequisite: PT 301; PT 405, PT 407, PT 409; Corequisites: PT 402; BIO 302. Spring only