This course is a part of the online program in the Transitional Physical Therapy Doctorate (t-DPT). The t-DPT is the post-professional degree for the licensed physical therapist. It is the goal of the online program to prepare graduates with evidence-based practice methods that will advance the profession of physical therapy.
This course reviews the health risks, screening, and assessments that consider epidemiological principles. It will also discuss the conduction of systems review to identify anatomical and physiological status of the musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiovascular pulmonary and integumentary systems. The course will also include concepts of reliability and validity of the screening tests as they relate to physical therapy patients/client management. Evaluation of information gathered from the patient/client interview to identify involvement of the body systems and to identify relevant test and measures will also be discussed.
TDP 7011 Differential Diagnosis & Medical Screening is part of the ‘CORE‘ course component within the Physical Therapy program.
Courses are taught 100% online to accommodate the working professional.