PTR 7531 Pharmacology

This course reviews pharmacology and its relevance to physical therapy practice. Basic mechanisms of drug action are described. Drug benefits and detrimental side effects are presented related to specific disorders. Selected medications and their impact on patient management are discussed. This course is taught concurrently with Neuromuscular and Cardiopulmonary Patient Management and relevant sections are interactively supportive. PRE-REQUISISTES: Successful completion of all previous coursework.