Mar 08, 2021  
Graduate Catalog 2017-2019 
Graduate Catalog 2017-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DPT 6301 - Basic Skills

Credits: 3 hrs
This course emphasizes development of basic clinical evaluation and intervention techniques required for clinical internships and clinical practice. These skills include patient/client positioning and draping; principles of body mechanics and safety, functional mobility; measuring joint range of motion; measuring and fitting assistive devices; gait training; safe guarding techniques; wheelchair management and propulsion; community reintegration training. In addition to lectures, the student will participate in laboratory and group activities, use of videotapes, web-assisted instruction, case study reviews, and community interactions.