Integrates the topics of nutrition, strength and conditioning, and injury prevention in a problem-based learning format. Students are assessed on these topics during clinical rotation assignments through clinical proficiency assessment. Prerequisite: ATTR 501. Twelve hours per week.
ATTR 520 ORTHOPEDIC ASSESS & DIAGNOS (Fall 2019)
Introduces clinical assessment techniques for orthopedic injuries. Learn to take a complete patient history, including mechanism of injury and chief complaint, in order to develop a differential diagnosis. Acquire examination techniques, including observation, palpation, range of motion assessment, and manual muscle, neurovascular and laxity testing to objectively rule out possible injuries and arrive at an appropriate working diagnosis. Prerequisite: ATTR 501. Four hours per week.
ATTR 610 RESEARCH MTHD FOR CLN PRCTC (Fall 2019)
Provides information regarding basic concepts of and methods for conducting quality research. Apply basic statistical procedures using statistical analysis software. Introduces the concept of evidence-based practice to develop critical thinking and clinical decision making skills in future healthcare providers. By utilizing a systematic approach to ask and answer clinically relevant questions, develop strategies for optimizing patient care. Prerequisite: ATTR 555. Three hours per week.
ATTR 555 PATHOLOGY AND ASSESSMENT (Spring 2020)
Integrates the topics of on-field and clinical assessment in acute care in a problem-based learning format. Students are assessed on these topics during clinical rotation assignments through clinical proficiency assessment. Prerequisites: ATTR 510, 520. Twelve hours per week.
ATTR 660 APPLIED RESEARCH (Spring 2020)
Complete a research project either through an original research design, including a data collection process, or in the form of a meta-analysis utilized to answer a clinically relevant question. Complete the task under the supervision of a faculty member. The completed process will result in a scholarly presentation or publication submission. Prerequisite: ATTR 610. Nine hours per week.