PT 531 - Physical Therapy Process - Acute Care and Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy I
(4 cr.) This course provides the student with a broad background in the physical therapy management of patients with acute medical problems with special emphasis on pulmonary, cardiac and dermatological pathologies. Drawing upon the anatomy, physiology and pathology previously and concurrently taught, the student develops the ability to integrate this information to appropriately evaluate and establish an effective treatment plan for any patient with an acute cardiopulmonary disorder, dermatological condition, or other acute medical problems encountered in the hospital setting. The student learns about appropriate precautions to be taken in the hospital. There are opportunities to learn about different areas within the hospital including the intensive care unit. Every Year, Summer

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