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PTA233 - Special Populations
This course is designed using multiple instructional strategies and methods, for cultivating the student's ability to critically think, in order to apply specialized treatment interventions used in the rehabilitation setting for the geriatric clientele. Students will be introduced to multiple complexities associated with giving care to the medically complex older adult. Students will participate in expanded discussions regarding the geriatric population. Students will participate in literature reviews to highlight recent advances in gerontology. Safety in the elder population will be emphasized in balance in fall prevention, home assessments, and interventions to maximize safety in this age group.
Credit Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 0
Lecture Hours: 2