PTY 612: Patient/Client Management: Musculoskeletal System with lab

Class Program
Credits 4

This course assists students in formulating an evidence based approach to examination, evaluation and intervention of the cervical and thoracic spine, rib cage and upper quarter using clinical decision-making models. Students build upon their observational and clinical skills necessary for evaluation and formulation of intervention programs. Practical application of techniques and problem-solving situations are provided in the laboratory sections to further illustrate clinical relevance. In addition to ergonomic assessment, advanced joint and soft tissue manual skills, inclusive of high velocity, low amplitude mobilization techniques, students are exposed to strategies associated with clinical practice, including, but not limited to, methods of service delivery and delegation of responsibilities to support staff.


PTY 503, PTY 507