2023-2024 Brenau University Catalog 
    
    Apr 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Brenau University Catalog
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PT 938 - Cardiopulmonary Disorders

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This course is designed to give students the knowledge and background to allow them to evaluate and treat patients with cardiopulmonary diseases as the primary diagnoses and patients being seen for other physical therapy diagnosis who have cardiopulmonary disease. The course will cover elementary ECG interpretation, exercise testing, principles of cardiac rehabilitation, peripheral vascular disease and related cardiovascular diagnoses. The processes for diagnosing pulmonary disease, understanding how pulmonary disease affects exercise tolerance and designing effective rehabilitation programs for patients with primary pulmonary diagnoses will be explored.



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