Subject: Physical Therapy
Course Number: 201A
Course Title: PT Assessment I: Principles and Practice
School: Graduate Division
Department: Physical Therapy Program
Course Description: This course includes the principles of measurement, instrumentation, administration and interpretation of standardized and clinical evaluation techniques used in clinical physical therapy. Techniques include goniometric measurement of joint angles and manual muscle testing for strength. Course content includes principles of documentation, bed mobility, transfers, basic gait training, legal regulations and ethical practice. Course content is presented in lecture and laboratory settings.
Prerequisites: Human Anatomy or Comparative Anatomy with laboratory (undergraduate level; 3 semester or 4 quarter units). Human Physiology with laboratory (undergraduate level; 4 semester or 5 quarter units).
Restrictions: Open only to students enrolled in the DPT program or by consent or program director.
Activities: Lecture, Laboratory
Quarter(s) Offered: Spring, Summer
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No