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

PHTH 610 - Foundations of Physical therapy Practice

This course provides an introduction to the basic process and fundamental skills of physical therapy management.  Students attain a working understanding of the role of the physical therapist in primary, secondary, and tertiary care and prevention, and to the conceptual frameworks that guide physical therapist practice.  Students acquire competency in selected fundamental practice skills, including patient-client interaction, basic functional mobility, exercise, joint range of motion measurement, soft tissue mobilization, examination of vital functions and physical therapy documentation.

Credits: 4