Feb 28, 2021  
Graduate Catalog 2017-2019 
    
Graduate Catalog 2017-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DPT 7211 - Cardiopulmonary Lecture

Credits: 2 SH

This course gives an overview of the principles of management of patients with pathologies of the cardiopulmonary systems commonly seen by physical therapists. Emphasis will be on care of the patient with primary cardiopulmonary dysfunction and multi-system involvement, including: examination and evaluation, diagnostic procedures, goal setting, direct intervention in relation to prescribing exercise, monitoring exercise tolerance, promoting breathing and airway clearance, and health promotion. All course work will be directed towards building sound clinical judgment for evidence-based practice as outlined in the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice.