Clinical decision making & Diagnosis in physical therapy: Home
Course code: MSCD 743
This course is designed for the specialist to discuss how to conduct a physical therapy interview and analyze the information to identify pertinent personal/family history, risk factors, system reviews to identify anatomical and physiological status of the body systems and communication affect, cognition and learning styles.
The course also discusses how to differentiae the different condition including the visceral disease and the musculoskeletal, neurological and sports related injuries. It also describes the important differentiating condition for gastrointestinal, hepatic, genitourinary, hematology and endocrine system conditions. Normal and abnormal structures and functions of the gastrointestinal, hepatic, genitourinary, immunology, hematology and endocrine systems and pathological alteration of structure and function including diagnostic tests and measurements. It also focuses the scope of physical therapist and when referrals are required for patient in order to provide quality care.