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2021-2022 Springfield College Catalog 
2021-2022 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHTH 674 - PT Management of Patients with Integumentary Conditions

In this course, students will study patient/client management concepts pertaining to disorders of the integumentary system across the lifespan. Major topics include physical therapy assessment and management of integumentary dysfunction associated with burns, traumatic injury, infection, vascular disease, and pressure/mechanical wounds.  Current trends in the treatment of acute and chronic wounds are also explored. Students are expected to use scientific evidence to support patient management strategies.

Prerequisites & Notes
Students in Doctor of Physical Therapy Program only.

Credits: 2