DPT 811 Physical Therapy Clinical Skills I, 2 credits

The first of two courses introducing patient handling and physical therapy tests and measurements and intervention strategies. This may include assessment and monitoring of vital signs, goniometry, manual muscle testing, modalities of heat, cold, sound, and water and therapeutic exercise. Introduces problem solving, communication, and patient management skills. (Lab: 4 hours.)

Prerequisites: Graduate DPT students.

Co-requisites: DPT 801, DPT 803, DPT 805, DPT 807, DPT 819. Spring