PTA 370 - Acute to Chronic Care in Physical Therapy

(Three hours theory per week) This course expands on skills in order to incorporate physical therapy knowledge and theories in to the transitional care of a patient from ailment to return to functional life. Course topics include: acute care treatment, trauma, ICU and CCU, understanding relevant acute medical testing and measures. Additionally, pharmacological considerations, the effects of multiple system and mental health diseases, will be examined on how chronic illness inhabits multiple facets of the patient’s life.

Semester hours: 3.0

Last updated: 02/02/2023