DPT 702: PT Professional Issues: Language of Practice

Class Program
Credits 1
This course focuses on medical terminology, an essential foundation in communication of physical therapists. Using a body systems approach student will learn the building blocks of prefixes, suffixes, roots, combining forms and abbreviations. Through self-directed learning students will define, interpret, and pronounce medical terms related to structure and function, pathology, movement, examination, diagnosis, prognosis, intervention and clinical procedures.