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Physical Therapy Doctor of Science

Curriculum

ScD CURRICULUM

During the course of study, ScD students will attend courses on long weekends. During these courses they will participate in both lecture and laboratory experiences. Courses will be enhanced with web-based curriculum components that include reading assignments, interactive sessions, Website links, and case studies. Students in the ScD Program will complete a clinical dissertation focused on clinical teaching or research.

AVAILABLE CLINICAL COURSES

Extremity Topic
AHPT 6321 Advanced Clinical Practice for the Shoulder Complex
AHPT 6322 Advanced Clinical Practice for the Elbow & Forearm
AHPT 6323 Advanced Clinical Practice for the Wrist & Hand
AHPT 6324 Advanced Clinical Practice for the Hip Complex
AHPT 6325 Advanced Clinical Practice for the Knee Complex
AHPT 6326 Advanced Clinical Practice for the Ankle & Foot
Spine Topic
AHPT 6327 Advanced Clinical Practice for the Upper C Spine
AHPT 6328 Advanced Clinical Practice for the Lower C Spine
AHPT 6329 Advanced Clinical Practice for the CTJ & TOS
AHPT 6330 Advanced Clinical Practice for the Thoracic Spine & Ribs
AHPT 6331 Advanced Clinical Practice for Acute Lumbosacral Pain
AHPT 6332 Advanced Clinical Practice for Recurrent & Chronic LS Pain
Core Academic Courses
AHPT 6404 Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Screening
AHPT 6317 Radiological Anatomy
Elective Courses
AHPT 6303 Basic & Applied Science in Orthopaedics
AHPT 6305 Updates in Orthopaedics Surgical Management
AHPT 6311 Clinical Studies in Anatomy (a lab course)
AHPT 6312 Neuroscience of Pain
AHPT 6313 Biomechanics in Orthopaedics
AHPT 6314 Motor Control in Orthopaedics
AHPT 6319 Seminar in Contemporary Topics for Autonomous Practice
Research Track Courses
AHPT 7301 Seminar in Clinical Research Design
AHPT 7406 Parametric Statistics
Education Track Courses
AHPT 7404 Educational Evaluation in Allied Health
AHPT 7305 Curriculum Design & Teaching in Allied Health
Clinical Project Courses
AHPT 7000 Clinical Project
AHPT 7104 Clinical Project Presentation
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