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2019 - 2020 Catalog 
2019 - 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ATH 510 - Orthopedic Assessment and Diagnosis I

This course focuses on the injury evaluation process, and the assessment of injury/illness of the spine and lower extremity. It provides the student with hands on application of skills used to evaluate injuries and special problems of the lower extremity and spine with an emphasis in clinical reasoning skills for injury diagnosis and management. Students will develop proficiency in palpation methods, manual muscle tests, neurological tests, and special tests for differential assessment, immediate action plan and referral plan during the integrated laboratory experience. In addition, students will learn pathological and etiological information for a variety of injuries and observe surgeries.

4 Semester Credit(s)

Crosslisted with: N/A
Laboratory/Experience Hours 30
Prerequisite(s): N/A
Corequisite(s): N/A
Repeatable for Credit No
Core Course No
Grade Type LT
Typically Offered

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