Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    
    May 30, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog
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PHTH 116 - Measures and Interventions for Clinical Problems I


(TP/SS only)

First course in the three-course sequence that integrates clinical tests and measures with clinical interventions for common problems encountered in physical therapy care. This course includes tests, measures, and interventions for problems of the integument and non-complex problems of the musculoskeletal system. PREREQUISITE(S): PHTH 101 , PHTH 102 , PHTH 104 , PHTH 112 , and PHTH 113 . COREQUISITE(S): PHTH 103 , PHTH 105 , and PHTH 114 . One hour lecture, two hours laboratory each week.

2 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate accurate performance of clinical tests and therapeutic exercise interventions for patients with integumentary problems.
  • Interpret the results of clinical tests and measures of the integument and musculoskeletal system.
  • Construct effective clinical interventions for patients with integumentary problems based on subjective and objective clinical findings within the plan of care.
  • Construct effective clinical interventions for patients with basic problems of the musculoskeletal system based on subjective and objective clinical findings within the plan of care.
  • Propose accurate rationale for the progression and documentation of clinical interventions within the plan of care.
  • Demonstrate accurate performance of clinical tests and therapeutic exercise interventions for patients with basic musculoskeletal problems.


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