Physical Therapy and Athletic Training

College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences (Sargent College)

Examination and Treatment I

SAR AT 510

Prereq: (SAR HS 369 or SAR HS 581). MSAT students only. Coreq: (SAR AT 520). This three-semester course sequence provides the student a process for prevention, examination, diagnosis, and treatment of patients. The course begins with the study of the basic principles and underlying theories relating to examination and treatment techniques and applies them to examination, diagnosis, and management of patients in acute distress. Includes certification in emergency cardiac care. Students must register for two sections: lecture and laboratory. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800

Summer 2 (July 1-August 14)

Kimberly Mace and Kathryn Webster

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Functional Anatomy

SAR AT 520

Prereq: (SAR HS 369 or SAR HS 581). Coreq: (SAR AT 510). Builds on previous knowledge of human musculoskeletal anatomy to examine human movement. Principles of biomechanics, connective tissue behavior, and muscle physiology are integrated with joint structure and function to form the basis of understanding normal and pathological movement. Students must register for two sections: lecture and discussion. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800

Summer 2 (June 27-August 15)

Daniel Sieczkiewicz

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Clinical Experience III

SAR AT 599

This full-time clinical experience is designed for immersion into supervised athletic training practice. Working closely with preceptors, students will gain continued experience in all aspects of athletic training practice. Didactic elements of this course encourage students to use academic writing to relate their clinical experiences to the core competencies for healthcare professionals. 2 cr. Tuition: $1400

Summer 1 (June 1-June 30)

Summer 2 (July 1-July 31)

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Clinical Experience IV

SAR AT 600

A full-time clinical experience designed for immersion into supervised athletic training practice. Working closely with preceptors, students gain continued experience in all aspects of athletic training practice. An on-line component provides a forum for reflection on practice and further development of foundations of clinical care. 1 cr. Tuition: $1651

Summer 2 (July 22-October 25)

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Physical Therapy Examination

SAR PT 515

Prereq: (SAR HS 369 or SAR HS 581). Coreq: (SAR PT 520). Designed to teach the process of examination by physical therapists. Selected measurement tools used for examination of individuals in order to establish a physical therapy diagnosis are taught. A Systems Approach to examination is introduced and models of disablement are used to guide the process. The course is taught in conjunction with SAR PT 520, Functional Anatomy, and directly applies content learned in that course. DPT students only. Students must register for two sections: lecture and a laboratory. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800

Summer 2 (June 26-August 16)

Lee Marinko and Julie Starr

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Functional Anatomy

SAR PT 520

Prereq: (SAR HS 369 or SAR HS 581). Coreq: (SAR PT 515). Builds on previous knowledge of human musculoskeletal anatomy to examine human movement. Principles of biomechanics, connective tissue behavior, and muscle physiology are integrated with joint structure and function to form the basis of understanding normal and pathological movement. Students must register for two sections: lecture and discussion. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800

Summer 2 (June 27-August 15)

Daniel Sieczkiewicz

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