MCOE - ALLIED HEALTH

Department of Health Promotion & Human Performance (EDU)


MCOE - 3010 GROSS ANATOMY
[5 hours] An integrated study of the structure and function of the musculoskeletal, circulatory, and connective tissue systems of the back, chest, and upper and lower extremities. Laboratory sessions to include cadaver dissection and prosected materials. Corequisite: MCOE 3090


MCOE - 3070 NEUROSCIENCE WITH CLINICAL CORRELATIONS
[5 hours] Integrated study of normal human structure and neurophysiological function of the Central/Peripheral nervous system. Further analysis of neurophysiology and pathology of the motor/sensory/ system and clinical correlation is stressed. Prerequisite: MCOE 3010, 3110


MCOE - 3090 FUNCTIONAL BIOMECHANICS I
[5 hours] Functional Biomechanics I is a study of human movement, incorporating the sciences of biophysics, anatomy, and physiology. Special emphasis will be placed on the strength, range of motion, and biomechanics of the spine and extremities. Corequisite: MCOE 3010


MCOE - 3100 FUNCTIONAL BIOMECHANICS II
[1 hour] Functional biomechanics II studies human movement, with a special emphasis on gait/ambulation and posture. Introduction to orthotics, ergonomics, and age related changes of gait will also be included. Prerequisite: MCOE 3090, 3010


MCOE - 3110 HUMAN SYSTEMS I
[3 hours] Integrated study of the histology and physiology of the following systems: Bone, Muscle, Nerve (basic), Skin, Endocrine, Immune, and Circulatory. Pathologic emphasis on principles of homostasis, tissue injury and repair, neoplasia, and disorders of the integrumentary, hematologic and endocrine systems. Prerequisite: MCOE 3010


MCOE - 3210 THEORY AND PROCEDURES I
[3 hours] An introduction to clinical problem solving, physical assessment, physiological positioning of patients, principles of body mechanics, procedures in patient mobility and application of therapeutic massage. Prerequisite: MCOE 3010


MCOE - 3220 THEORY AND PROCEDURES II
[3 hours] Physiological and bioelectrical principles and application techniques of thermal (conduction, convection, conversion and radiation) modalities, and mechanical and electrical modalities used for the evaluation and treatment of patients. Prerequisite: MCOE 3210, 3010, 3090, 3110


MCOE - 3310 THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE I
[4 hours] The first of two part series on therapeutic exercise as utilized in physical therapy. Special emphasis is placed on the scientific basis for exercise in the treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunction. Prerequisite: MCOE 3090, 3010 Corequisite: MCOE 3100


MCOE - 3400 FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICAL THERAPY I
[2 hours] This course addresses the role of the physical therapist, the profession of physical therapy, the professional association, and the codes, guides and legal aspects which shape professional behavior. It includes self awareness and communication skills.


MCOE - 3410 FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICAL THERAPY II
[1 hour] The first segment of the course deals with advanced communication skills including assertiveness training. The second segment covers an overview of the health care system, physical therapy as a subsystem and health promotion and prevention. Prerequisite: MCOE 3400


MCOE - 3500 MUSCULOSKELETAL PROBLEMS I
[3 hours] This course is an introduction to the evaluation of the musculoskeletal system in the practice of physical therapy. Special emphasis will be placed on screening, history taking, and understanding pathologies related to the musculoskeletal system. Treatment strategies will be addressed. Prerequisite: MCOE 3090, 3100 Corequisite: MCOE 3310


MCOE - 3810 CLINICAL PRACTICUM I
[1 hour] Clinical experience (includes 40 hours in fall semester and 40 hours in spring semester) which includes clinical observation and supervised application of appropriate assessment and treatment skills/procedures. Prerequisite: MCOE 3010, 3090, 3110, 3210, 3400 Corequisite: MCOE 3070, 3100, 3220, 3310, 3410, 3500


MCOE - 4010 LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT I
[3 hours] Principles of development from conception to adolescence. Includes developmental theories and principles, assessment tools, lifespan changes, maternal concerns and fetal risk factors. An emphasis is placed on gross motor development. Prerequisite: MCOE 3010, 3090, 3070, 3100


MCOE - 4060 MANAGEMENT OF PHYSICAL THERAPY SERVICES
3 hours] This course introduces the theory and principles of management as they apply to physical therapy services. It includes program planning, problem solving, organizational behavior, organizational change, motivation, budgeting, and cost analysis. Prerequisite: MCOE 3400, 3410, 3420


MCOE - 4100 SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY
[2 hours] Introduction to elements of basic research design, reliability and validity, and critical review of research literature (using basic statistical knowledge for analysis). Discussion of current research topics and their implications/relevance to the practice of Physical Therapy. Prerequisite: All 3000 level professional courses


MCOE - 4110 HUMAN SYSTEMS II
[2 hours] The second course addressing human systems with a focus on pathogenesis and clinical manifestations related to genetic, renal, and gastrointestinal disorders and their impact on a Physical Therapy plan of care. Emphasis will be placed on the differential diagnosis of systemic disease/dysfunction that may mimic musculoskeletal dysfunction. Prerequisite: MCOE 3110, 3500


MCOE - 4120 CLINICAL SCIENCES
[2 hours] Exploration of the clinical sciences that are imperative to developing a comprehensive understanding of client care; to include: acute care, medical-surgical procedures, applied pharmacology and nutrition. Critical pathways and their effects on PT and the continuum of care will be discussed. Prerequisite: All 3000 level professional courses; MCOE 481


MCOE - 4210 CARDIOPULMONARY PHYSICAL THERAPY
[4 hours] Principles of exercise physiology as they relate to health promotion in healthy or disabled (temporarily or permanently) populations. Clinical emphasis on cardiovascular and pulmonary physiology, in addition to the pathogenesis, assessment, and physical therapy management of cardiopulmonary dysfunction. Prerequisite: MCOE 3010, 3110


MCOE - 4220 PRINCIPLES OF REHABILITATION
[4 hours] Theories, philosophies, and principles of rehabilitation for the chronically disabled population with emphasis on the holistic and integrated management of clients with spinal cord injury, amputations, traumatic brain injury, and burns. This course will serve to integrate all of the systems based courses into a comprehensive understanding of physical therapy practice. Prerequisite: MCOE 3070, 4010, 4210, 4500; PT 4300 Corequisite: MCOE 4280


MCOE - 4260 PSYCHOLOGY OF PHYSICAL DISABILITY
[2 hours] Synthesis of the basic principles related to understanding human behavior and the theoretic approaches used to enhance the coping of clients/family/society to chronic illness/disability. Topics to include: loss and bereavement, sexuality, integration into the community, substance abuse, behavior modification, role modification/reversal. Prerequisite: all 3000 level courses; MCOE 4210, 4300, 4500 Corequisite: MCOE 4220


MCOE - 4280 LIFE SPAN DEVELOPMENT II
[2 hours] A study of age-related anatomical, physiological and biomechanical changes and the psychosocial problems of the middle aged to elderly populations. Special emphasis on pharmaceutical, exercise, nutrition and political concerns. Clinical case studies will be discussed. Prerequisite: 3000 level courses; MCOE 4010, 4210, 4300 Corequisite: MCOE 4260


MCOE - 4300 THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE II
[5 hours] Principles and theories of therapeutic exercise as they relate to adults and children with neurological/neuromuscular disorders. Includes theories of normal and abnormal movement, client assessment and treatment, and clinical laboratories. Prerequisite: MCOE 3010, 3070, 3090, 3100, 3310, 4010 Corequisite: MCOE 4500


MCOE - 4400 CLINICAL PROBLEM SOLVING I
[1 hour] Small group discussion to present and analyze specific patient problems that were encountered during Clinical Practicum II. Focus is on the subjective and objective information that is gathered during the physical therapy evaluation. Prerequisite: MCOE 3810 Corequisite: MCOE 4810


MCOE - 4410 CLINICAL PROBLEM SOLVING II
[1 hour] Presentation of selected clinical cases. Discussion and planning of appropriate assessment and treatment procedures. Prerequisite: MCOE 4400, 3810, 4810; PT 4820


MCOE - 4440 TEACHING AND LEARNING IN PHYSICAL THERAPY
[3 hours] This course is designed to develop the physical therapy student's role as an educator in patient education, peer education and community education. Prerequisite: MCOE 3400


MCOE - 4460 FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICAL THERAPY III
[1 hour] This course deals with financing health care delivery in the United States and ethical, legal and practice issues in physical therapy. Prerequisite: MCOE 3400, 3410


MCOE - 4500 MUSCULOSKELETAL PROBLEMS II
[4 hours] A continuation of Musculoskeletal Problem I, with an emphasis on regional evaluation techniques of the spine and extremities. Joint mobilization as a treatment strategy will be incorporated into treatment planning for movement dysfunctions of the musculoskeletal system. Prerequisite: MCOE 3500


MCOE - 4800 ELECTIVE SEMINAR
[1 - 2 hours] In-depth exploration of selected clinical topics (Physical Therapy). Prerequisite: MCOE 3000 level courses; others/relative to topic


MCOE - 4810 CLINICAL PRACTICUM II
[2 hours] A one week Junior Symposium prior to the clinical practicum will provide integration of 3000 level didactic and earlier clinical experiences. Clinical experience that includes observation and application of appropriate assessment and treatment skills/procedures. Prerequisite: MCOE 3810; all 3000 level professional courses


MCOE - 4820 CLINICAL PRACTICUM III
[2 hours] Three full weeks (12 hours) of clinical experience which includes clinical observation and supervised application of appropriate assessment and treatment skills/procedures. Prerequisite: MCOE 4810, 4400 Corequisite: MCOE 4500, 4300, 4210


MCOE - 4880 CLINICAL INTERNSHIP I
[6 hours] Observation and orientation to Physical Therapy practices including supervised application of assessment and treatment procedures. Prerequisite: All 3000 and 4000 level professional courses


MCOE - 4890 CLINICAL INTERNSHIP II
[6 hours] Observation and orientation to Physical Therapy practices including supervised application of assessment and treatment procedures. A one-week Senior Symposium on campus will provide for integration of didactic and clinical experiences. Prerequisite: completion of all 3000 and 4000 level professional courses; MCOE 488

Last Updated: 5/5/14