Aug 04, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog
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AHPT 215 - Introduction to Orthopedics


Credit(s): 4

Prerequisite(s): AHPT 101 , AHPT 105 , AHPT 205 , AHPT 206 , AHPT 210 , AHPT 218, and AHPT 280.  
Corequisite(s): AHPT 201 , AHPT 213 , and AHPT 220 .
This course introduces students to pediatric and adult musculoskeletal pathologies and management of orthopedic and surgical problems commonly seen by physical therapy. Course content will include basic biomechanics and mechanisms of orthopedic injuries and disease; survey of surgical repair with emphasis on rehabilitation; evaluation techniques and treatments used by physical therapists; use of manual muscle testing for orthopedic pathologies; theoretical application of therapeutic exercise programs and equipment commonly used for treatment of various orthopedic conditions and surgical procedures. (Spring Semester)



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