Feb 03, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Academic Catalog 2022-2023
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DPT 654 - Physiology & Pharmacology II


2 credit(s)
Content includes the pathophysiology and medical conditions of renal, genitourinary, gastrointestinal, lymph, and integumentary systems. The definition, incidence, etiology, pathogenesis, and clinical manifestations for the most common medical conditions related to each system are discussed. Standard medical therapies are discussed including pharmacological and surgical interventions. Emphasis is placed upon differential screening and recognition of medical complications that require precautions or represent contraindications to physical therapy intervention. This course is designed to provide skills related to medical screening through physical examination and evaluation. Direct interventions including patient instruction, therapeutic exercise, functional training, and community integration are considered and practiced when indicated.



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