Advanced Topics in Pediatric Physical Therapy Practice

Course Description/Overview
This course is designed to build from students' basic background and conceptual knowledge of pediatric physical therapy practice to gain a level of greater expertise and a more comprehensive understanding of intervention theory and practice techniques.  This course will provide students with an opportunity to integrate knowledge and skills when discussing clinical patients, and further develop their clinical decision making skills for the pediatric client.  This course will combine lecture, small group discussion, lab and case-studies to optimize student learning.  Weekly reading, class presentations and other assignments will complement the lecture/discussion sessions to provide a more comprehensive understanding of pediatric clinical practice.