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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - PHT5960
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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2004-07-02
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Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2004-02-24
  2. Department: PHYSICAL THERAPY
  3. College: MD
  4. Budget Account Number: 614000020
  5. Contact Person: R. HUDSON
  6. Phone: 47745
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: PHT
  9. Number: 5960
  10. Full Title: Clinical Proficiency & Problem Solving I
  11. Credit Hours: 1
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Clin Prof & Prob Slvng I
  19. Course Online?: -
  20. Percentage Online:
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: N/A
  23. Corequisites: N/A
  24. Course Description: Practicum for patient/client management of individuals with musculoskeletal related movement disorders complemented by direct patient care learning. Restricted to majors. Repeatable for 1 credit hour.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: New Degree Program – DPT
  26. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? Part of required sequence in major.
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? No
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Licensed physical therapist with advanced degree in discipline.
  29. Objectives: 1. Identify key questions to include in the history and systems review.

    2. Justify the selection of tests and measures for an initial examination.

    3. Perform an initial examination in an efficient, effective manner.

    4. Determine a diagnosis.

    5. Establish a plan of care for a given patient/client including

    a. short and long term goals

    b. duration and frequency of interventions

    c. appropriate referrals

    6. Provide physiological and/or scientific rationale for an efficient, effective plan of care.

    7. Perform selected interventions in the plan of care.

    8. Efficiently and effectively, document the history, systems review, examination results, diagnosis, prognosis, plan of care, and interventions.

    9. Predict the functional outcome for the patient/client with sound scientific rationale for the prediction.

    10. Identify individual, cultural, and social influences that would positively or negatively impact the plan of care.

    11. Identify potential legal and/or ethical concerns that may impact the plan of care.

  30. Learning Outcomes: Meets course objectives through exam and evaluation.
  31. Major Topics: Practicum for patient/client management of individuals with musculoskeletal related movement disorders.
  32. Textbooks: Specific required and recommended readings will be posted to the “Assignments” sections of the Blackboard web page for this course at least one week in advance of their due dates. Links to required and recommended readings from online resources will be posted to the “Web Links” section of the BlackBoard course page.
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases:
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy:
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests:
  36. Attendance Policy:
  37. Policy on Make-up Work:
  38. Program This Course Supports:
  39. Course Concurrence Information:

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