DPT 7205 - Adult Neurmuscular I LectureCredits: 2 Hrs.
This course is the prelude and companion course to adult Neuromuscular II. Emphasis will be placed on assessment, treatment concepts, and goal writing for specific neurological conditions affecting adult patients. Through lectures, physical demonstrations, video- and live web links, case studies, field trips, and other forms of small- and large group learning, all students will learn the clinical logic for evaluation and rehabilitation of adults with neurological disorders based on the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice and other evidence-based material from physical therapist practice. The clinical logic for this course will emphasize adults with primary cortical traumatic disorders and disorders of the vestibular system will be covered, including (but not limited to) stroke, traumatic brain injury, and vestibular disorders.