Anatomy of the nervous system, physiology of nerve transmission, and fetal development of the nervous system will be discussed for understanding of pathological conditions that affect individuals and cause them to need the services of a physical therapist. Common medical testing, and physical therapy assessment and treatment will be discussed for application to the neurological population. The role of the physical therapist assistant in treatment interventions will be emphasized. Fall Only.
4 Credits: 3 Lecture, 3 Lab