May 27, 2020  
Graduate Catalog 2013-2014 
    
Graduate Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DPT 8301 - Differential Diagnosis

Credits: 3 Hrs.

This course prepares the student to recognize medical problems that are beyond the scope of the physical therapist in a clinical setting. The course further addresses effective mechanisms that result in client referrals to appropriate health care practitioners. Through lectures, case studies, and laboratory experiences, the student will be able to determine the best course of action with a patient utilizing the best available tests and measures and evidence-based practice to determine diagnosis, need for referral, or method of treatment.