MCOE - ALLIED HEALTH

MCOE � 4000  GROSS ANATOMY
[5 hours] The study of the structure and functional implications of the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems of the human, and an introduction to the peripheral nervous system.  An emphasis is placed on the biomechanisms of spine and extremity movement as it applies to the study of anatomy.  Prerequisite: Admission to PT program

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

MCO - 4070  NEUROSCIENCES AND CLINICAL CORRELATIONS
[3 hours]  An integrated study of structure and function of the central and peripheral nervous systems.  Principles of neurophysiological and neuropathological motor and sensory function and related basic assessment skills with be emphasized.  Prerequisite:  MCOE 4000.

MCOE � 4090  ANALYSIS OF MOVEMENT
[3 hours]  An integrated study of applied biomechanics, kinesiology, and anatomy as they relate to the study of human movement.  Focus will be placed on the observation skills associated with the analysis of human movement, with an emphasis on gait.  Prerequisite: Admission to PT program.  Co-requisite: MCOE 4000.

MCOE - 4110   CLINICAL PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
[3 hours]  The integrated study of the physiology of various systems of the human body throughout the lifespan.  The focus will be on the pathophysiology of the various systems with emphasis on clinical manifestations and their influence on client examination and strategies for health promotion.

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 � 4150  FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICAL THERAPY
[3 hours]  This course addresses the professional socialization process.  Professional codes and guides of behavior will be discussed as they relate to expectations of the graduate in the delivery of competent, ethical, legal and sensitive health care services.  Prerequisite: Admission into PT program.

MCOE � 4180  SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY
[2 hours]  Exploration of the use of the scientific inquiry process as a means to enhance learning and clinical reasoning skills.  Emphasis on reviewing the literature critically, using the principles of research design and applied statistics as a foundation.  Prerequisite: Admission into PT program.

MCOE � 4200  HEALTH PROMOTION
[3 hours] Health and wellness as they relate to able-bodied clients and clients with disability.  The mind-body interaction will be explored as it relates to the role of the physical therapist as health educator.  Principles of nutritional and pharmacological management will be discussed in the contest of maintenance of health.

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 � 4250  INTRODUCTION TO EXAMINATION
[3 hours]  An introduction to the physical examination process.  Includes the integration of anatomy, analysis of movement, health, and observation skills.  Emphasis on basic examination skills.  Prerequisite: MCOE 4000, MCOE 4090.  Co-requisite: MCOE 4110, MCOE 4200.

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 REASONING I
[1 hour]  Introduction to the basic concepts of problem solving and critical thinking used in the delivery of physical therapy services.  Includes an overview of professional decision-making models and an examination of the steps associated with making clinical decisions.

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 � 4450  TEACHING & LEARNING I
[1 hour] The first of 2 courses designed to enhance the physical therapy student�s role as a independent learner and as an educator peer instruction and community-based education.  Emphases to include: theories of learning, instructional methods, and evaluation of learning.  Prerequisite: Admission into PT program.

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 � 4600  INTEGRATED CONTROL OF MOVEMENT
[3 hours] Integration of the organizing principles of biomechanics, neurosciences, and exercise physiology as they relate to an understanding of how voluntary, coordinated human movement is controlled.  The implications on the management of movement dysfunction will be discussed.

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 4880

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