PTY 501: Neuroscience

Class Program
Credits 4.5

This course addresses the neuroscience issues important to the practice of physical  therapy. Lecture topics include the structure and function of the central nervous system, the neuron,  somatosensory receptors, the study of sensory and motor systems, neuroplasticity, neurology of walking and  reaching, the autonomic nervous system, the limbic system, and pain and consciousness. This course is open only to students enrolled in the entry level  DPT program. Students must be enrolled in PTY-501 lab while taking this course.