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110  Ortho & Rehab Diag/Treatment  (2 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): C. Allen       Prerequisite(s): Completion of PT 200, PT 201, PT 202 and concurrent enrollment in Pathology 135.01 or by consent of program director.

Restrictions: Open only to students enrolled in the UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy or consent of instructor.       Activities: Lecture, Field Work

Course presents the diagnostic, medical, and surgical principles and techniques which guide decision making and management by the orthopedic surgeon. Contraindications, precautions, and prognosis are discussed to guide the decision making of the physical therapist.

111  Neurology & Rehab Diag/Treatment  (3 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): A. Scheid       Prerequisite(s): completion of PT 200, Anatomy 103.01, and Pathology 135.01 or by consent of program director

Activities: Lecture

Course presents the diagnostic and medical principles which guide decision making and clinical management by the neurologist. Contraindications, precautions, and diagnosis of the different neurological diseases are discussed to guide decision making by the physical therapist.

112A  Motor Control Across the Lifespan: Motor Behavior  (1.5 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): E. Pitsch       Prerequisite(s): PHYSIOLOGY 121, PHYSIOLOGY 122, PHYS THER 200A, PHYS THER 200B

Restrictions: First-year DPT students       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

This required course for first-year DPT students covers motor learning and motor control concepts as applied to functional movement and balance in the normally developed adult, with an introduction into application to pathologic populations.

112B  Motor Control Across the Lifespan: Pediatrics  (1.5 units)   Fall, Spring

Instructor(s): C. Nesbit       Prerequisite(s): PHYS THER 112A

Restrictions: DPT students in their second year.       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

Normal human growth and development for pediatrics with an emphasis on the changes in physical, motor, sensory, cognitive, language, self-help, and psychosocial skills and their impact on functional movement. Implications for physical therapy assessments for infants, children, and adolescents with developmental problems.

112C  Motor Control Across the Lifespan: Geriatrics  (1.5 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): A. Lui, A. Fitzsimmons       Prerequisite(s): PHYS THER 200A, PHYS THER 112A, PHYS THER 112B

Restrictions: Third-year students in the DPT program.       Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Laboratory, Web-based course work

This required course for DPT student will teach clinical reasoning and practical skills required for effective physical therapy evaluation and treatment of older adults. Students will learn about the biopsychosocial changes in the aging adult and their associated clinical consequences especially as applied to changes in functional mobility and balance. This will be accomplished through didactic lecture, small group problem-based learning, web-based learning modules, and laboratory activities.

199  Independent Study  (0.5 - 5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Approval of the independent study advisor or by consent of program director.

Restrictions: Approval of the independent study advisor or by consent of program director.       Activities: Independent Study

Student participates in an independent study project under direction of a faculty member with the approval of the chairperson of the department.

200A  Neuromusculoskeletal Anatomy I  (4 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): G. Farkas, B. Smoot       Prerequisite(s): Upper division human anatomy and human physiology or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

Dissection and functional anatomy of the neuromusculoskeletal system from a developmental and biomechanical perspective, with vascular and lymphatic systems related in a 3-dimensional perspective. Principles and relationships reinforced through lecture, dissection laboratories, studies of presections, and weekly integrative clinical seminars.

200B  Neuromusculoskeletal Anatomy II  (0.5 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): G. Farkas, B. Smoot       Prerequisite(s): Upper division human anatomy and human physiology or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

Dissection and functional anatomy of the neuromusculoskeletal system from a developmental and biomechanical perspective, with vascular and lymphatic systems related in a 3-dimensional perspective. Principles and relationships reinforced through lecture.

200C  Neuromusculoskeletal Anatomy III  (0.5 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): G. Farkas, B. Smoot       Prerequisite(s): Upper division human anatomy and human physiology or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

Dissection and functional anatomy of the neuromusculoskeletal system from a developmental and biomechanical perspective, with vascular and lymphatic systems related in a 3-dimensional perspective. Principles and relationships reinforced through lecture.

201A  PT Assessment I: Principles and Practice  (3 units)   Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): A. Fitzsimmons, K. Kennedy       Prerequisite(s): 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

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.

201B  PT Assessment II: Mobility is Medicine  (0 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): A. Fitzsimmons, K. Kennedy       Prerequisite(s): PHYS THER 201A

Restrictions: Open only to students enrolled in the DPT program or by consent of program director.      

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a hospital-wide quality improvement initiative at UCSF Medical Center. Students will participate in a supervised clinical experience in a physical therapy setting within the Medical Center. Special emphasis will be placed on developing professional behaviors and communication skills within a interprofessional environment.

202  Therapeutic Modalities  (1.5 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): K. Leung       Prerequisite(s): Completion of prerequisite coursework in exercise physiology and human physiology or by consent of program director

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

In lecture and laboratory setting, physiological, theoretical, and administrative principles are applied to the application of therapeutic modalities and the design and implementation of therapeutic exercise programs to prevent disability, maintain positive health, and restore function.

203A  Systems Physiology for Physical Therapists I  (2 units)   Fall, Winter

Instructor(s): G. Farkas       Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate course in physiology.

Restrictions: Open only to students enrolled in the UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy or consent of instructor.       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

PT 113 is a 4 quarter unit course. Two units of the course are taught during the fall and winter quarters. Students will be introduced to the physiological principles and mechanisms that underlie the normal function, and develop an understanding of disease pathophysiology. Didactic lectures are supplemented with small group learning. Topics include: cell structure, neuromusculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, immune, renal, acid-base balance, endocrine, reproductive, and gastrointestinal physiology.

205  Functional Anatomy Review  (1.5 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): G. Farkas, B. Smoot       Prerequisite(s): PT 200 or equivalent

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

This course is designed for physical therapists. Using prosected (and/or dissected) cadavers, the student is expected to relate the structures to clinical kinesiology, biomechanics, and the pathological state. Students are expected to critically review research in applied anatomy.

206  Application of Principles of Learning: PT Problem Solving  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Completion of the DPT Program coursework from Year 1 and Partial Year 2 Curriculum

Restrictions: Open only to students enrolled in the DPT program.       Activities: Laboratory

This is a required instructional laboratory course in physical therapy problem solving for second year physical therapy students. It is taught by faculty members of the Graduate Program in Physical Therapy. This course is designed to strengthen your understanding of foundational physical therapy knowledge, integrate educational learning strategies, and improve problem solving skills by giving you the opportunity to serve as a teaching assistant in courses within the DPT curriculum.

207  Medical Screening for Physical Therapists  (4.5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): A. Scheid, K. Leung       Prerequisite(s): Enrolled in the DPT or DPTSc course or approval of instructor.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

This required course for DPT students will cover the basic techniques for medical history taking, physical examination for medical diagnoses that frequently lead to a physical therapy referral with special emphasis on recognizing the red flags that require a physician referral.

209  Evidence Based Practice in PT  (3 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): D. Allen       Prerequisite(s): Enrolled in DPT or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Independent Study, Project

The principles of evidence based practice will be summarized and discussed. Each student will be required to critique current articles on a defined question and present the findings.

210  Radiology for Physical Therapists  (2 units)   Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): R. Souza       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of first year in Physical Therapy.

Restrictions: Enrollment in DPT program.       Activities: Lecture

This is a survey course in radiology. It includes principles, indications, advantages and disadvantages of appropriate radiological techniques for diagnosing skeletal and soft tissue lesions common in patients referred to physical therapy.

211  Pharmacology for Physical Therapists  (2 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): M. Ferrone       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of first year in Physical Therapy program.

Restrictions: Enrollment in Masters Entry Program in Physical Therapy.       Activities: Lecture

This a survey course on pharmacological topics that are relevant to rehabilitaton and physical tharapy and covers topics such as principles, indications and adverse reactions to medications commonly used to manage neuromusculoskeletal and cardiopulmonary conditions. Efffects of exercise on drug metabolism and drug interactions are also presented.

213  Neurological Pathokinesiology II  (2 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): E. Pitsch       Prerequisite(s): Enrolled in the DPT or DPTSc program or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture

The course will apply the scientific principles of neuroplasticity and motor control to the advanced assessment and management of movement dysfunction and promotion of wellness in people with neurological disorders.

214  Administration and Organization in Physical Therapy  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): S. Pak       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of first year in the Physical Therapy program.

Restrictions: Enrollment in DPT program.       Activities: Lecture

Specific administrative and planning skills required for physical therapy practice in various settings. Topics addressed include: quality assurance, documentation, personnel and fiscal management, planning, contracting, health services administration, health care team, professional and medical-legal issues.

215A  Compassion, Accountability, Responsibility, & Excellence I  (0.5 units)   Fall, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): K. Kennedy       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Must be enrolled in the Physical Therapy program.       Activities: Lecture

This course includes content and assessments that encourage students to fully understand and consider the environmental and personal contextual factors influencing their role as health care providers. Specifically, students will be introduced to the concept of professionalism using a Professionalism Framework with five key domains, including: Accountability; Compassion and Humility; Professional Excellence; Social Responsibility; and Working Relationships.

215B  Compassion, Accountability, Responsibility, & Excellence II  (0.5 units)   Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): K. Kennedy       Prerequisite(s): PT 215A

Restrictions: Must be enrolled in the Physical Therapy program.       Activities: Lecture

This course includes content and assessments that encourage students to fully understand and consider the environmental and personal contextual factors influencing their role as health care providers. Specifically, students will be introduced to the concept of professionalism using a Professionalism Framework with five key domains, including: Accountability; Compassion and Humility; Professional Excellence; Social Responsibility; and Working Relationships.

216A  Compassion, Accountability, Responsibility, & Excellence III  (0.5 units)   Fall, Summer

Instructor(s): K. Kennedy       Prerequisite(s): PT 215A, PT 215B

Restrictions: Must be enrolled in DPT Program.       Activities: Lecture

This course includes content and assessments that encourage students to fully understand and consider the environmental and personal contextual factors influencing their role as health care providers. Specifically, students will be introduced to the concept of professionalism using a Professionalism Framework with five key domains, including: Accountability; Compassion and Humility; Professional Excellence; Social Responsibility; and Working Relationships.

216B  Compassion, Accountability, Responsibility, & Excellence IV  (0.5 units)   Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): K. Kennedy       Prerequisite(s): PT 215A, PT 215B, PT 216A

Restrictions: Must be enrolled in the DPT Program.       Activities: Lecture

This course develops content and assessments that encourage students to fully understand and consider the environmental and personal contextual factors influencing their role as health care providers. Specifically, students will continue practicing professionalism using a Professionalism Framework with five key domains, including: Accountability; Compassion and Humility; Professional Excellence; Social Responsibility; and Working Relationships.

218A  Therapeutic Exercise: Beginning Exercise Prescription  (1.5 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): A. Lui, C. DaPrato, K. Leung       Prerequisite(s): PT 200A, PT 201A, PT 706.

Restrictions: First-year DPT students.       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory, Web-based course work

This required course for DPT students will focus on teaching clinical reasoning and practical skills required for effective exercise prescription and patient education in strength, flexibility and balance training programs while taking into account varying diagnoses and impairments. This will be accomplished through didactic lecture, small group problem based learning, web based learning modules, and laboratory activities.

218B  Therapeutic Exercise: Intermediate Exercise Prescription  (1.5 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): A. Lui, C. DaPrato, K. Leung       Prerequisite(s): PT200ABC, PT706, PT201AB, KIN746, PT741/742/743, PT720, PT710/11, PT218A

Restrictions: Third-year DPT students       Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Laboratory, Web-based course work

Through didactic lecture, review of current literature, ILMs, small group problem based learning, and lab activities, students will further their understanding of muscle structure/function and integrate principles of nerve, tendon, and muscle biology and kinesiology to design and modify evidence based exercise programs for populations with varying diagnoses, impairments, and comorbidities. Students will also learn teaching methods to maximize patient adherence to exercise programs.

218C  Therapeutic Exercise: Advanced Prescription & Manual Therapy  (1.5 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): C. DaPrato, A. Lui, K. Leung       Prerequisite(s): PT 200ABC, PT 201AB, PT 706, KIN746, PT 731/742/743, PT720, PT710/11, PT218AB

Restrictions: Third-year DPT students       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

Students will further their understanding of muscle structure and function and integrate principles of nerve, tendon, and muscle biology and kinesiology to design and modify both evidence-based exercise programs and manual therapy interventions for basic case presentations. Students will also synthesize evaluation findings into a problem-based intervention list using the movement analysis model to include therapeutic exercise and manual therapy in isolation and in combination.

218D  Therapeutic Exercise: Exercise for Special Populations  (1.5 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): C. DaPrato, A. Lui, K. Leung       Prerequisite(s): PT200ABC, PT 201AB, PT 706, KIN746, PT 731/742/743, PT720, PT710/11, PT218ABC

Restrictions: Third-year DPT students       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

Students will further their understanding of integrating advanced exercise prescription principles of nerve, tendon, and muscle biology/kinesiology to design and modify evidence-based exercise programs for populations with varying diagnoses, impairments, comorbidities.They'll synthesize evaluation findings into a problem-based plan of care including therapeutic exercise and manual therapy. These concepts will be adapted to a variety of special populations in the physical therapy environment.

219A  Pain Science for the Physical Therapist I  (1 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): S. Baxter       Prerequisite(s): PHYS THER 201A, PHYS THER 200A

Restrictions: Restricted to students in the DPT program.       Activities: Lecture, Project

This is a required course for DPT students. Through didactic lectures, in-class discussions, and assigned reading, the students will apply their knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and therapeutic treatments while expanding their clinical reasoning skills to enable them to educate and discuss the science of nociception, persistent pain, and current scientific opinion on pain management.

219B  Pain Science for the Physical Therapist II  (1 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): S. Baxter, B. Smoot       Prerequisite(s): PHYS THER 201A, PHYS THER 200A, PT 219A

Restrictions: Restricted to students in the DPT program.        Activities: Lecture, Project

This new course is the 2nd of two courses in the PT 219 series, designed to fulfill the growing educational needs for pain science in health care. Through didactic lectures, in-class discussions, and assigned reading, the students will apply their knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and therapeutic treatments while expanding their clinical reasoning skills to enable them to educate and discuss the science of nociception, persistent pain, and current scientific opinion on pain management.

249  Independent Study  (1 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in a doctoral studies in the UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: none       Activities: Seminar, Field Work, Laboratory, Project

This course allows the students to rotate through different faculty laboratories to learn new instrumentation and scientific methodology as well as undertake an individual study with emphasis on special problems in physical therapy including areas related to the student's long term interests, future research interests or clinical specialization.

250  Research  (1 - 8 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the UCSF/SFSU Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy Science.

Activities: Laboratory

Laboratory rotations for doctoral students enroled in the Physical Therapy Science Program.

251A  Research Design I: Introduction to Scientific Inquiry  (3 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): B. Smoot       Prerequisite(s): Enrolled in Graduate Program in Physical Therapy or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture

This course explores the underlying theoretical concepts that guide the design of clinical research studies. Students will be introduced to the scientific method and to a variety of research methods and designs. Students will 1) learn research designs that will be applicable to their future physical therapy practice, 2) develop a research question and design an appropriate study for that question, and 3) learn to critically appraise and become proficient consumers of research literature.

251B  Research Design  (1.5 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): B. Smoot       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of PT 251A.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture

This course explores the underlying theoretical concepts that guide the design of clinical research studies. Students will be introduced to the scientific method and to a variety of research methods and designs. Students will 1) learn research designs that will be applicable to their future physical therapy practice, 2) develop a research question and design an appropriate study for that question, and 3) learn to critically appraise and become proficient consumers of research literature.

297  Physical Therapy Related Study  (0 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): T. Jaramillo       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None      

Full time study in other Physical Therapy Program components at UCSF or its joint institution.

300  Teaching Practicum  (1 - 4 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the UCSF/SFSU Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy Science and completion of Physical Therapy 704 or equivalent.

Activities: Seminar, Clinical Clerkship

Training in teaching in a course offered by the Graduate Program in Physical Therapy under the supervision of instructor in charge. Laboratory teaching, presentation of lecture material, experience in setting up and correcting of examinations, and participation in course are included..

400  Grand Rounds  (0.5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): K. Topp       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy.

Restrictions: Restricted to students in the DPT program only.       Activities: Lecture

The purpose of the course is to facilitate interdisciplinary communication and interaction between DPT students and professionals in other medical disciplines on topics of mutual interest (e.g. neurology, orthopedic surgery, pediatrics, medicine, neuroscience, cancer). Students in the DPT program provide a written report of the topic that was discussed and its relevance and applications to rehabilitation. Students are asked to present/discuss topics from Grand Rounds to/with their peers.

400C  Grand Rounds  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): K. Topp

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture, Project

Doctoral students in Physical Therapy Science participate within an interdisciplinary discussion and presentation of special topics by attending weekly grand rounds or weekly seminars in an area appropriate to their specialization, but outside physical therapy (e.g., neurology, orthopedic surgery, pediatrics, medicine, neuroscience, cancer, pain). Each student must provide one presentation within the Department of Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Science.

410A  Integrated Clinical Experience I  (0.5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): S. Pawlowsky       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Enrollment in academic program in physical therapy and satisfactory completion of academic coursework with all work averaging B to enter clinical clerkships.       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Students develop their physical therapy assessment and treatment skills and integrate their didactic information by working with patients under close supervision of a licensed physical therapy clinical in the clinical setting for two full days.

410B  Integrated Clinical Experience II  (0.5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): S. Pawlowsky       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Enrollment in academic program in physical therapy and satisfactory completion of academic coursework with all work averaging B to enter clinical clerkships.       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Students develop their physical therapy assessment and treatment skills and integrate their didactic information by working with patients under close supervision of a licensed physical therapy clinician in the clinical setting for two full days.

418  Final Internship  (4 - 11 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): T. Jaramillo       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in graduate program in Physical Therapy. PT 801, 802, and 803 with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in coursework to date.

Restrictions: Open only to students enrolled in DPT Program       Activities: Seminar, Clinical Clerkship

In a clinical setting, students treat patients and work with experienced clinicians who provide mentoring and consultation for case reviews, physical therapy techniques and review of specialty areas.

419A  Research Seminar I  (0.5 units)   Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): M. Chaumeil       Prerequisite(s): Enrolled in the DPT program, 2nd year standing.

Restrictions: DPT students are required to participate in both their 2nd and 3rd years.       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

Each part of the PT 419A,B,C course series consists of three components: overview of a research topic, lecture and seminar series, and small group learning activities. Students will gain an understanding of the basic methodologies which are used in research in that topic, and will integrate the material presented with other coursework in the curriculum. At the end of the series, students will be able to understand and relate the relevance of research to the field of physical therapy.

419B  Research Seminar II  (0.5 units)   Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): M. Chaumeil       Prerequisite(s): Enrolled in the DPT program, 2nd year standing.

Restrictions: DPT students are required to participate in both their 2nd and 3rd years.       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

Each part of the PT 419A,B,C course series consists of three components: overview of a research topic, lecture and seminar series, and small group learning activities. Students will gain an understanding of the basic methodologies which are used in research in that topic, and will integrate the material presented with other coursework in the curriculum. At the end of the series, students will be able to understand and relate the relevance of research to the field of physical therapy.

419C  Research Seminar III  (0.5 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): M. Chaumeil       Prerequisite(s): Enrolled in the DPT program, 3rd year standing.

Restrictions: DPT students are required to participate in both their 2nd and 3rd years.       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

Each part of the PT 419A,B,C course series consists of three components: overview of a research topic, lecture and seminar series, and small group learning activities. Students will gain an understanding of the basic methodologies which are used in research in that topic, and will integrate the material presented with other coursework in the curriculum. At the end of the series, students will be able to understand and relate the relevance of research to the field of physical therapy.

420A  Mentored Research Concentration  (2.5 units)   Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): K. Topp       Prerequisite(s): Enrolled in the DPT program, 2nd year standing.

Restrictions: DPT students must participate in both their 2nd and third years.       Activities: Field Work

Students have the option of pursuing a research concentration pathway. This pathway includes all requirements of the PT 419 Research Seminar. As a mentored research experience, students are both supervised and work alone or as part of a team on a research project. Research mentors include faculty within the UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, UCSF/SFSU researchers outside of the Program, as well as faculty at consortium institutions.

420B  Mentored Research Concentration  (2.5 units)   Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): K. Topp       Prerequisite(s): Enrolled in the DPT program, 2nd year standing.

Restrictions: DPT students must participate in both their 2nd and third years.       Activities: Field Work

Students have the option of pursuing a research concentration pathway. This pathway includes all requirements of the PT 419 Research Seminar. As a mentored research experience, students are both supervised and work alone or as part of a team on a research project. Research mentors include faculty within the UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, UCSF/SFSU researchers outside of the Program, as well as faculty at consortium institutions.

420D  Mentored Research Concentration  (2.5 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): K. Topp       Prerequisite(s): Enrolled in the DPT program, 3rd year standing.

Restrictions: DPT students must participate in both their 2nd and third years.       Activities: Field Work

Students have the option of pursuing a research concentration pathway. This pathway includes all requirements of the PT 419 Research Seminar. As a mentored research experience, students are both supervised and work alone or as part of a team on a research project. Research mentors include faculty within the UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, UCSF/SFSU researchers outside of the Program, as well as faculty at consortium institutions.