PT 645

Adult Neurologic Rehabilitation

The course is a study of the assessment and treatment of adults with neurological disorders. Students explore common manifestations of neurological impairments and how physical therapy can intervene. The foundational neurorehabilitation models of treatment, current theory, and evidence are discussed. Students learn movement analysis and strategies for functional movement training using principles of motor learning. Health promotion and prevention of secondary impairments and an overview of wheelchair prescription for individuals with neurologic disability complete the course.