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

DPTR 8260 - Acute Care

2.5 credit hours

The course includes an in-depth study of the role of the physical therapist in the acute care setting. Emphasis is on patient care management and clinical decision-making, establishing appropriate plan of care, goal setting, and treatment design, interdisciplinary communication and collaboration, PT role in the emergency department and ICU, and discharge planning. Laboratory required. Prerequisites: DPTR 8140, DPTR 8160