PT 746 Physical Therapy in Pediatrics

Focuses on the subspecialty of pediatrics in physical therapy. Students study normal development, tests and measures pathology, interventions, equipment, documentation, family-centered care, natural environments, and legal concerns including IDEA and ADA in the context of physical therapy management of the pediatric patient. The ICF framework provides the basis for the examination and evaluation of children and justification for planning interventions. The use of an evidence-based approach is emphasized. Offered fall semester only. Prerequisites: PT 700 through 735. (2)