Evidence-Based Examination and Outcomes for Upper Extremity: Shoulder, Elbow, and Hand

PTH 6562 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Reviews the anatomy and biomechanics of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand as it relates to musculoskeletal dysfunction. Seeks to provide the clinician with current, pertinent scientific evidence regarding the rehabilitation of the upper extremity to inform evidence-based practice. Interprets and analyzes the impact of pharmacology and diagnostic imaging in guiding differential diagnosis based on the patient/client management model. Offers students an opportunity to improve critical thinking and decision making regarding the examination and treatment of selected upper-extremity disorders.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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