Aug 04, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020
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DPT 613 - Neuromuscular System Exam/Interv II


2 credit(s)
This course will focus on the specific health conditions/pathologies of acquired spinal cord injury (SCI) and progressive neurological conditions. Examination and interventions for these populations will be structured within the ICF framework. In addition, students will gain entry-level competencies in client-centered orthotic and wheelchair prescription/acquisition with an emphasis on facilitation of independent mobility participation and/or positioning and support regardless of age. Understanding and identifying issues of environmental accessibility will also be incorporated into total patient evaluation. Collaboration with health professional colleagues in occupational therapy and speech and language pathology will be introduced.



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