NYU Steinhardt

Physical Therapy Examinations of the Musculoskeletal System

  • Course Number: PT-GE 2251
  • Hours: 60
  • Units: 4
  • Description: The course will enable the student to: independently examine & reexamine a patient or client with a musculoskeletal problem by obtaining a pertinent history from the patient or client & from other relevant sources, by performing relevant systems review, & by selecting appropriate age related tests & measure; synthesize examination data to complete the physical therapy evaluation; engage in the diagnostic process in an efficient & cost-effective manner consistent with the policies & procedures of the practice setting; engage in the diagnostic process to establish differential diagnoses for patients across the life span; & determine patient or client prognoses based on evaluation of results of examinations & medical & psychosocial information.
  • Old Course Number: E44.2251