Courses

PT 300. Introduction to Physical Therapy (2)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into MPT Program. Investigation and critique of the development and role of physical therapy in health-care management. Includes ethics, medical terminology and basic principles of clinical research.

PT 301/L. Applied Anatomy for Physical Therapists and Lab (2/2)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into MPT Program. Recommended Corequisite: PT 301L. This course promotes an understanding of the structural and functional organization of the human body, with an emphasis on the neuromusculoskeletal system. Dissected and prosected cadavers, models and audiovisual materials are used to identify and study 3-dimensional relationships and their application to the principles of human …

PT 302/L. Applied Physiology and Physiological Assessment,and Lab (3/1)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into MPT Program. Recommended Corequisite: PT 302L. Principles of circulatory, respiratory, neuromuscular, integumentary and metabolic physiology as applied to physical therapy procedures and therapeutic exercise. Utilization of cadaver dissection, selected demonstrations and assigned readings. 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab per week.

PT 302A. Pathophysiology (3)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into MPT Program. Study of abnormal functioning of neuromusculoskeletal, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, integumentary, metabolic and endocrine systems. Includes causes of disease, inflammatory response and immune system.

PT 400/L. Applied Biomechanics for the Physical Therapist and Lab (3/1)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into MPT Program. Recommended Corequisite: PT 400L. Covers the biomechanical and kinesiological principles underlying the assessment of normal and pathological movement and function. Integration of knowledge from anatomy, biology and physics with current concepts in biomechanics as applied to the assessment of patients/clients is required. Lectures will focus on the biomechanical processes underlying …

PT 401A/L. Therapeutic Procedures I and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into MPT Program. Recommended Corequisite: PT 401AL. Physiological and physical basis for the selection and application of therapeutic modalities in the treatment of musculoskeletal, neuromuscular and integumentary disorders. Emphasis on the application of thermal agents, hydrotherapy, traction and massage. 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab per week. (Credit/No Credit only)

PT 404. Proseminar: Physical Disability and Illness (3)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into MPT Program. Study of multifaceted adjustment problems of hospitalization, illness and disability. Emphasis on patient management and intervention.

PT 405/L. Applied Neuroscience and Lab (3/1)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into MPT Program. Recommended Corequisite: PT 405L. Study of normal structure and function of the peripheral and central nervous system as a basis for understanding clinical manifestations seen in neurological disorders. 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab per week.

PT 449/L. Introduction to Patient Management: Evaluation and Intervention and Lab (2/2)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into MPT Program. Recommended Corequisite: PT 449L. Theoretical bases and principles of patient evaluation, mobility and therapeutic exercise. Students learn to design and implement treatment programs to promote and maintain the health and wellness of patients with a variety of disease processes, orthopedic and neurological impairments.

PT 502/L. Evaluation and Management of the Pediatric Patient and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: PT 609/L. Recommended Corequisite: PT 502L. Evaluation procedures and treatment techniques for various pediatric disabilities, including neuromusculoskeletal dysfunctions, mental retardation and learning disabilities. Emphasis is on developing observation skills to recognize developmental delays in infants and toddlers.

PT 503/L. Therapeutic Intervention for Peripheral Dysfunction and Lab (2/2)

Prerequisites: Classified graduate status; Acceptance into MPT Program. Recommended Corequisite: PT 503L. Evaluation, methods of therapeutic intervention and clinical decision-making in the management of pathological conditions of the musculoskeletal system. Emphasis on mobilization of the peripheral joints and extremities.

PT 504/L. Therapeutic Intervention for Spinal Dysfunction and Lab (2/2)

Prerequisite: PT 503/L. Recommended Corequisite: PT 504L. Evaluation, methods of therapeutic intervention and clinical decision making in the management of pathological conditions of the musculoskeletal system. Emphasis on spinal mobilization techniques.

PT 505. Advanced Neuroscience (2)

Prerequisite: PT 609L. Application of motor control and motor learning theories to rehabilitation of individuals with neuromuscular and musculoskeletal dysfunction.

PT 506A. Evidence-Based Physical Therapy Practice I (2)

Prerequisites: HSCI 390 or equivalent statistics; Classified graduate status; Acceptance into MPT Program. An introduction to the research processes that apply to evidence-based clinical decision making in the practice of physical therapy.

PT 506B. Evidence-Based Physical Therapy Practice II (2)

Prerequisite: PT 506A. Application of research design and appraisal of scientific literature to evidence-based clinical decision making in physical therapy. The student will develop a position paper addressing the accuracy and precision of diagnostic tests, the power of prognostic markers and the efficacy of therapeutic, rehabilitative and preventive interventions in a specific diagnostic group.

PT 507/L. Cardiac Rehabilitation and Lab (1/1)

Prerequisite: PT 549/L. Recommended Corequisite: PT 507L. Principles and practice of cardiac rehabilitation, including definitive evaluation and program planning for patients following myocardial infarction and/or patients following medical or surgical procedures related to cardiac abnormalities. Utilization of selected demonstrations and assigned readings. Field trips to clinics or hospitals may be required as part of lab …

PT 509C. Internship in Physical Therapy I (2)

Prerequisites: Classified graduate status; Acceptance into MPT Program. Experience in evaluation, program planning and application of physical therapy procedures in a supervised clinical environment. A minimum of 240 clock hours in supervised clinical experience. Part of the program clinical component. Offered Summer semester only. An academic internship course. (Credit/No Credit only)

PT 509D. Internship in Physical Therapy II (2)

Prerequisite: PT 509C. Experience in evaluation, program planning and application of physical therapy procedures in a supervised clinical environment. A minimum of 240 clock hours in supervised clinical experience will be reflected upon completion of 509D summer session. An academic internship course. (Credit/No Credit only)

PT 509E. Internship in Physical Therapy (4)

Prerequisite: PT 509D. Experience in evaluation, program planning and application of physical therapy procedures in a supervised clinical environment. A minimum of 480 clock hours in supervised clinical experience will be reflected upon completion of 509E. An academic internship course. (Credit/No Credit only)

PT 549/L. Cardiopulmonary Assessment and Treatment and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisites: Classified graduate status; Acceptance into MPT Program. Recommended Corequisite: PT 549L. Principles of pulmonary and cardiovascular pathophysiology and the physical therapy evaluation and treatment of those disorders. Utilization of selected demonstrations and assigned readings. 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab per week.

PT 580A. Clinical Practicum I (1)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into MPT Program. Directed supervision in selected physical therapy clinical facilities. Seminar on clinical decision-making process and documentation. An academic internship course. (Credit/No Credit only)

PT 580B. Clinical Practicum II (1)

Prerequisite: PT 580A. Directed supervision in selected physical therapy clinical facilities. Emphasis on orthopedic or cardiopulmonary disabilities. Application of educational principles to the clinical setting. An academic internship course. (Credit/No Credit only)

PT 601B. Business and Professional Concepts in Physical Therapy (3)

Prerequisite: Classified graduate status; Acceptance into MPT Program. This course examines the role of the physical therapist in administration and management of patient care, personnel and resources, with consideration of ethical, medical and legal implications. Concepts of organizational change, conflict management and leadership style are included.

PT 601E/CS. Educational Practices in Physical Therapy (2)

Prerequisites: Classified graduate status; Acceptance into MPT program. Theory, principles and current research applicable to patient/family education, patient compliance and management, staff development and clinical and continuing education. Requires design and application of an educational unit in a physical therapy, educational or other health-care setting implemented through a community service requirement of 20-40 hours.

PT 601G. Geriatric Rehabilitation (2)

Prerequisites: Classified graduate status; Acceptance into MPT Program. In-depth investigation of selected topics in geriatric rehabilitation.

PT 601T/L. Therapeutic Procedures II and Lab (1/1)

Prerequisite: PT 401A/AL. Recommended Corequisite: PT 601TL. Physiological and physical bases for the selection of electrotherapeutic/electrodiagnostic procedures in the treatment and evaluation of neuromuscular and musculoskeletal disorders. Latest research and methodology in evaluation and treatment of wounds, including debridement, topical agents, dressing techniques and use of physical therapeutic modalities. Field trips to clinical facilities will …

PT 603/L. Prosthetics, Orthotics and Advanced Gait Analysis and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisites: Classified graduate status; Acceptance into MPT Program. Recommended Corequisite: PT 603L. In-depth study of the principles of orthotic and prosthetic management in patients with impairments and disabilities. Includes a systematic approach to gait analysis in normal and pathological conditions. 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab per week.

PT 604/L. Neurological Physical Therapy I and Lab (2/2)

Prerequisites: Classified graduate status; Acceptance into MPT Program. Recommended Corequisite: PT 604L. The first of a 2-semester course sequence focusing on management of patients/clients with neurological impairments and disabilities. Emphasis on examination procedures and clinical decision making.

PT 605. Pharmacological Intervention and Clinical Diagnostic Measures (2)

Prerequisites: Classified graduate status; Acceptance into MPT Program. A study of pharmacological interventions for individuals with dysfunction of the neuromusculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary and integumentary systems. Also includes radiographic and clinical lab tests used in diagnosing a variety of diseases and disabilities.

PT 606/L. Advanced Analytical Anatomy and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisites: Classified graduate status; Acceptance into MPT Program. Recommended Corequisite: PT 606L. This course is designed to provide the MPT student with an opportunity to perform detailed dissections on human cadavers and to appraise and critically evaluate the scientific literature associated with the anatomical region of interest. Each student will choose 4 anatomical regions to …

PT 607. Differential Diagnosis in Physical Therapy (2)

Prerequisites: Classified graduate status; Acceptance into MPT Program. Study of signs and symptoms manifested by a variety of diseases and the process of relating them to specific medical conditions. Identification of symptom complexes and the systematic techniques used in arriving at the PT diagnosis. Process of and reasons for referral to other practitioners.

PT 608. Neurological Processes in Development and Aging (2)

Prerequisites: Classified graduate status; Acceptance into MPT Program. Study of the relationship between the principles of neurology and the development of motor skills from birth through senescence. Emphasis on applying those principles to physical therapy practice. May require field observations.

PT 609/L. Neurological Physical Therapy II and Lab (2/2)

Prerequisites: PT 604/L; Classified graduate status; Acceptance into MPT program. Recommended Corequisite: PT 609L. Advanced study of the philosophies, treatment and intervention skills for the neurologic patient. 2 hours lecture, 6 hours lab per week.

PT 610. Seminar in Advanced Orthopedics (3)

Prerequisites: PT 503/L, 504/L. Development of advanced examination and evaluation skills and therapeutic intervention strategies in the management of musculoskeletal system dysfunctions. Emphasis on critical thinking, collaborative learning in clinical decision making, evidence-based practice and service learning. Students will be involved in a minimum of 24 hours of service learning administering physical therapy services at …

PT 690A-J. Special Topics in Physical Therapy (1-3)

Prerequisites: Classified graduate status; Acceptance into MPT Program. A seminar-discussion course centering on advanced study in the subject matter areas at the graduate level in physical therapy. Emphasis will be placed on critical thinking, and collaborative learning in clinical decision-making and evidence-based practice.

PT 697. Directed Comprehensive Studies (3)

Culminating Experience. (Credit/No Credit only)

PT 698. Thesis or Graduate Project (1-6)

Enrollment with advisor approval only. (Credit/No Credit only)

PT 699A-D. Independent Study (1-4)

Enrollment with advisor approval only. Investigation of a significant issue related to the physical therapy field.

PT 700/L. Applied Human Anatomy For Physical Therapists I and Lab (2/2)

Prerequisite: Admission to the DPT Program. Corequisite: PT 700L. The first of a 2-semester course sequence that promotes an understanding of the structural and functional organization of the human body, with an emphasis on the appendicular skeleton and the neuromusculoskeletal system. Dissected and prosected cadavers, models and audiovisual materials are used to identify and study …

PT 701/L. Applied Human Anatomy For Physical Therapists II and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: PT 700/L. Corequisite: PT 701L. The second of a 2-semester course sequence designed to promote an understanding of the structural and functional organization of the human body, with focus on the axial skeleton, including organ systems. Histology, arthrology, myology and mechanics will be integrated with gross structural understanding. In addition, problem solving and discussion …

PT 702/L. Applied Biomechanics For The Physical Therapist I and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: Admission to the DPT Program. Corequisite: PT 702L. Designed to explore the biomechanical and kinesiological principles underlying movement during upper extremity (UE) functional activities and exercise. Lectures will focus on the biomechanical principles underlying human movement, including muscle and tissue mechanics, muscle and joint leverage, internal and external torque production, kinematics, and kinetics as …

PT 703/L. Applied Biomechanics For The Physical Therapist II and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: PT 702/L. Corequisite: PT 703L. Designed to explore the biomechanical and kinesiological principles underlying movement of the spine and lower extremities during functional activities and exercise. Lectures will focus on applied biomechanics of the lower extremities and spine, with an emphasis on functional activities such as gait. Labs will focus on the application and …

PT 704/L. Applied Physiology And Physiological Assessment and Lab (4/1)

Prerequisite: Admission to the DPT Program. Corequisite: PT 704L. Principles of circulatory, respiratory, neuromuscular, integumentary and metabolic physiology as applied to physical therapy procedures and therapeutic exercise.

PT 706/L. Applied Neuroscience and Lab (3/1)

Prerequisite: Admission to the DPT Program. Corequisite: PT 706L. Study of the normal structure and function of the peripheral and central nervous system as a basis for understanding clinical manifestations seen in individuals with neurologic disorders. Includes an in-depth introduction to neuroanatomy, neuropharmacology and neurophysiology.

PT 708. Pathophysiology (3)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all first-year coursework in the DPT Program. Study of abnormal functioning of neuromusculoskeletal, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, integumentary, metabolic, and endocrine systems.

PT 710. Physical Therapy Management I (2)

Prerequisite: Admission to the DPT Program. Instruction in foundational clinical skills, including subjective examination, history taking, and medical record documentation for the practice of physical therapy. Introduction of theoretical basis and principles of patient physical evaluation and manual therapy techniques.

PT 711/L. Physical Therapy Management II and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: PT 710. Corequisite: PT 711L. Covers basic patient handling techniques and therapeutic physical modalities. Emphasis on body mechanics, draping, positioning, bed mobility, transfer, ambulation, ambulatory aids, wheelchair mobility and fitting. Physiological and physical bases for selection and application of therapeutic physical modalities, including thermal, mechanical, electromagnetic and hydrodynamic agents in treatment of musculoskeletal, neuromuscular …

PT 712/L. Electrotherapeutics and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all first-year coursework in the DPT Program. Corequisite: PT 712L. Clinical evidence for selection and application of electrotherapy and electrophysiologic assessment procedures commonly used in evaluation and treatment of neuromuscular and musculoskeletal disorders using physiologic and physical principles. Three major areas of electrotherapy, including pain, neuromuscular and wound management, will be …

PT 720/L. Musculoskeletal Practice Management I and Lab (3/2)

Prerequisite: PT 700/L. Corequisite: PT 720L. The first of a 3-semester course sequence focusing on the examination and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal dysfunction. Emphasis is on the evaluation of and evidence-based treatment interventions for orthopaedic peripheral dysfunction and impairments.

PT 730/L. Musculoskeletal Practice Management II and Lab (2/2)

Prerequisites: Successful completion of all first-year coursework in the DPT Program. Corequisite: PT 730L. The second of a 3-semester course sequence focusing on the examination and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal dysfunction. Emphasis is on the evaluation of and evidence-based treatment interventions for orthopaedic spinal dysfunction and impairment.

PT 732/L. Neurologic Practice Management I and Lab (2/2)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all first-year coursework in the DPT Program. Corequisite: PT 732L. Physical therapy examination and management of patients/clients with neurologic system impairments and related activity limitations. Emphasis is on knowledge, choice, technical performance, interpretation of results, and clinical decision making related to sensory, motor and functional testing for patients with nervous system …

PT 733/L. Neurologic Practice Management II and Lab (2/2)

Prerequisites: PT 732/L. Corequisite: PT 733L. Advanced study of the philosophies, treatment approaches and intervention skills used for the physical therapy management of patients/clients with neurologic system dysfunction. Emphasis is on the choice and application of evidence-based treatment interventions and the development of clinical decision-making skills.

PT 734/L. Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Practice Management and Lab (3/1)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all first-year coursework in DPT Program. Corequisite: PT 734L. Principles of cardiovascular and pulmonary pathophysiology and the physical therapy evaluation and treatment of patients with these disorders. Aspects of acute care will be emphasized. Utilization of selected demonstrations, lab activities and assigned readings.

PT 740/L. Musculoskeletal Practice Management III and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisites: PT 720/L, PT 730/L. Corequisite: 740L. The third of a 3-semester course sequence focusing on the development of differential diagnosis, advanced examination and evaluation skills and therapeutic intervention strategies in the management of musculoskeletal system dysfunction. Emphasis is on critical thinking, collaborative learning in clinical decision making, evidence-based practice and service learning. Students will …

PT 742/L. Pediatric Practice Management and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all second-year coursework in the DPT Program. Corequisite: PT 742L. Examination, evaluation, and management of pediatric populations with genetic and acquired disorders resulting in impairments in neurologic and musculoskeletal systems, cognitive dysfunction and learning disabilities. Emphasis is on developing observation skills to identify developmental delays in infants and toddlers.

PT 744. Geriatric Practice Management (2)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all second-year coursework in the DPT Program. Designed to develop the student’s ability to choose optimal interventions for the older adult by integrating the basic sciences and evidence-based application of examination, evaluation and intervention. The continuum of the elite older adult athlete to the frail older adult will be explored to …

PT 750. Evidence-Based Physical Therapy Practice I (2)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all first-year coursework in the DPT Program. An introduction to the research methods that apply to evidence-based clinical decision making in the practice of physical therapy.

PT 752A. Evidence-Based Physical Therapy Practice II (2)

Prerequisite: PT 750. Corequisite: PT 752C.  This course is designed to provide the students with guidance in the appraisal of physical therapy and medical research literature in order to develop a written doctoral project to a) evaluate the effectiveness of physical therapy interventions associated with specific physical therapy and medical diagnoses by completing a systematic …

PT 752B. Evidence-Based Physical Therapy Practice III (2)

Prerequisite: PT 752A. Corequisite: PT 752C.  Doctoral research project requiring the student under the guidance of  faculty sponsor to answer a research question that a) evaluate the effectiveness of physical therapy interventions associated with specific physical therapy and medical diagnoses by completing a systematic literature review or b) provides physical therapy related research evidence by …

PT 752C. Supervised Doctoral Project (1)

Prerequisites: PT 750. Corequisites: PT 752A, PT 752B. Advancement to Candidacy and consent of advisor. Researched doctoral project in an area of specialization in physical therapy under the direction of a faculty sponsor. The student will select one of the two emphases: systematic literature review and supervised research. In systematic literature review emphasis, the student will …

PT 760. Professional Practice I (2)

Prerequisite: Admission to the DPT Program. Introduction to the practice of physical therapy, including the APTA code of Ethics and Standards and professional expectations. Study of multifaceted patient adjustment problems of hospitalization, illness and disability. Emphasis on patient management and intervention in culturally-diverse settings.

PT 762. Educational Theories and Practice in Physical Therapy (2)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all first-year coursework in the DPT Program. Prepares the physical therapy student to teach in variety of formats and settings for clinical, professional and academic purposes. Understanding of health behavior modification theories, teaching and learning theories, and identification of barriers to learning and their impact on learning and quality of life …

PT 770. Pharmacological Interventions (2)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all first-year coursework in the DPT Program. A study of pharmacological interventions for individuals with dysfunction of the neuromusculoskeletal, cardiovascular, pulmonary and integumentary systems.

PT 771. Lifespan Sciences (3)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all first-year coursework in the DPT Program. Designed to promote an understanding of the relationship between principles of neurology and the development of motor skills from birth through senescence. Emphasis is placed on the acquisition of perceptual-motor skills in infants and toddlers. Motor control and motor learning principles and theories will …

PT 772/L. Pathological Gait and Functional Movement Analysis And Lab (1/1)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all second-year coursework in the DPT Program. Corequisite: PT 772L. Designed to promote an in-depth understanding of the arthrokinematic, biomechanical, kinematic and kinetic characteristics of gait and running in normal individuals, and functional movement analysis in patients/clients with disabilities and functional limitations. Both observational and instrumented gait analyses will be emphasized …

PT 773. Medical Imaging (2)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all second-year coursework in the DPT Program. Introduction to principles of imaging, including radiography, CT scans, MRI, special studies and arthrography used in diagnosing a variety of medical conditions and diseases.

PT 774. Medical Screening (2)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all second-year coursework in the DPT Program. Study of the signs and symptoms manifested by patients/clients and the process of relating them to specific medical conditions and diseases. Instruction on systematic techniques used to identify symptom patterns for the determination of a PT diagnosis. Includes screening process for referral to other …

PT 775/L. Orthotics and Prosthetics and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all second-year coursework in the DPT Program. Corequisite: PT 775L. Designed to promote an in-depth understanding of the arthrokinematic, biomechanical, kinematic and kinetic characteristics of functional movement in patients/clients with amputations and functional loss. Students will study the biomechanical principles of upper and lower extremity orthotic and prosthetic management and apply …

PT 776. Integrated Patient Management (2)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all second-year coursework in the DPT Program. Integrative physical therapy management of patients with complex and/or concurrent medical, surgical, neurological, cardiopulmonary and musculoskeletal conditions will be covered in this course. The purpose of this course is to provide an advanced learning opportunity to the physical therapy student to integrate their physical …

PT 778/L. Topics in Therapeutic Exercise, Wellness, and Health and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all second-year coursework in the DPT Program. Corequisite: PT 778L. Advanced concepts and application of therapeutic exercise to address functional limitations and to promote health, fitness and wellness. Emphasis is on therapeutic exercise as an optimal intervention to address impairments and to promote health and quality of life.

PT 780. Professional Practice II (2)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all second-year coursework in the DPT Program. This course examines the role of the professional physical therapist as an administrator and manager of patient care, personnel and resources, with consideration for ethical, medical and legal implications. Various business models, reimbursement practices and organizational structures will be examined.

PT 785A-Z. Special Topics In Physical Therapy (3)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all second-year coursework in the DPT Program. A seminar-discussion course centering on advanced study in subject matter areas at the doctoral level in physical therapy. Emphasis will be placed on critical thinking, collaborative learning in clinical decision making, and evidence-based practice.

PT 790. Clinical Practice I (1)

Prerequisite: Admission to the DPT Program. Preparation for the students’ clinical internships. Applying the didatic skills and education to the clinical practice setting.

PT 792. Clinical Practice II (1)

Prerequisite: PT 794/I. Preparation for the students’ clinical internships. Applying the didatic skills and education to the clinical practice setting.

PT 794. Clinical Education I (1)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all first-year coursework in the DPT Program. Corequisite: PT 794I. Supervision and advisement by PT faculty of supervised clinical field work. Student establishes learning plan and goals. Mid-term site visit by faculty. A minimum of 8 weeks in a supervised clinical experience. Summer session. A clinical education course. (Credit/No Credit only)

PT 794I. Clinical Internship I (3)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all first-year coursework in the DPT Program. Corequisite: PT 794. Experience in evaluation, program planning and application of physical therapy procedures in a supervised clinical environment by clinical instructor. A minimum of 8 weeks in a supervised clinical experience. Summer session. A clinical education course. (Credit/No Credit only)

PT 796. Clinical Education II (2)

Prerequisites: PT 794/I; Successful completion of all second-year coursework in the DPT Program. Supervision and advisement by PT faculty of supervised clinical field work. Approximately 12 weeks in a supervised clinical experience. Summer session. A Clinical Education Course. (Credit/No Credit only)

PT 796I. Clinical Internship II (4)

Prerequisites: PT 794/I; Successful completion of the first two academic years in the DPT Program. Corequisite: PT 794I. Experience in evaluation, program planning and application of physical therapy procedures in a supervised clinical environment by clinical instructor. Approximately 12 weeks in a supervised clinical experience. Summer session. A Clinical Education course. (Credit/No Credit only)

PT 797. Directed Comprehensive Exam (3)

Prerequisite: Enrolled in last semester of coursework in the DPT Program. Guided preparation and review for the Culminating Examination. (Credit/No Credit only)

PT 798. Clinical Education III (2)

Prerequisite: PT 794/I, PT 796/I; Successful completion of all third-year coursework in the DPT Program. Corequisite: PT 798I. Supervision and advisement by PT faculty of supervised clinical field work. Student establishes learning plan and goal, Mid-term site visit by faculty. Approximately 12 weeks in a supervised clinical experience. Summer session. A clinical education course. (Credit/No …

PT 798I. Clinical Internship III (4)

Prerequisites: PT 794/I, PT 796/I; Successful completion of all third-year coursework in the DPT Program. Corequisite: PT 798. Experience in evaluation, program planning and application of physical therapy procedures in a supervised clinical environment under the direct supervision of clinical faculty. Approximately 12 weeks in a supervised clinical experience. Summer session. A clinical internship course. …

PT 799 A-C. Independent Study (1-3)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all first-year coursework in the DPT Program. Enrollment with advisor approval only. Investigation of a significant issue related to the physical therapy field. (Credit/No Credit only)