DPT 6000 - Acute Care II

This course will review and expand on the gross and microscopic anatomy and physiology of the heart, lungs, kidney, liver, and immune systems. Selected cardiac, renal, hepatic, and immune system pathologies will be covered. Physical therapy, for patients with the above conditions involving advanced acute care management/intervention issues will be the focus of the course. Discharge planning from this setting is considered and home care physical therapy and outpatient cardiac rehabilitation are covered. Concepts of wellness and health promotion will be introduced and a community based health and wellness event will be planned. Management concepts including organizational structure and outcomes measurement will be addressed. Prerequisites: DPT 5055, DPT 5070.
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Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017
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