Nov 30, 2022  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Note - listings are by subject area prefix, not department code.

 

PHI - Philosophy

  
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    PHI 6305 Seminar in Epistemology


    Credit Hours: 3

    An analysis of recent and contemporary problems of knowledge. Seminar format.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHI 6405 Seminar in the Philosophy of Natural Science


    Credit Hours: 3

    A study of the nature and status of physical theories, some basic problems associated with scientific methodology, and the philosophical implications of modern science. Seminar format.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHI 6425 Seminar in the Philosophy of Social Science


    Credit Hours: 3

    Philosophical issues arising in the social sciences; value assumptions, laws and the theories, models, etc. Seminar format.

    Prerequisite(s): 8 hours of philosophy
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHI 6506 Seminar in Metaphysics


    Credit Hours: 3

    In this course students will examine selected topics in classical and contemporary metaphysics, for example, the concept and categories of Being or existence, the existence of God, the problem of universals or general terms, the a priori, the mind–body problem, and the identity thesis.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHI 6605 Seminar in Ethics


    Credit Hours: 3

    Advanced study of the problems of moral philosophy.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHI 6634 Seminar in Biomedical Ethics


    Credit Hours: 3

    A focused examination of a particular topic in biomedical ethics such as clinical bioethics, healthcare organizational ethics, philosophy of medicine, medical ethics and law, or medical ethics and conflict resolution.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHI 6645 Developmental Ethics


    Credit Hours: 3

    This course presents and critically examines the major ethical theories related to both national and international development institutions, policies, and practices.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHI 6665 Metaethics


    Credit Hours: 3

    A study of alternative theories of metaethics including emotivism, moral point of view, supererogate virtue theory.

    Prerequisite(s): PHI 2600
    Corequisite(s): None.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHI 6686 Climate Change and Societal Evolution


    Credit Hours: 3

    Mitigating climate change, reducing the biospherical overshoot, and transitioning to sustainability require a societal evolution towards a postcarbon and circular economy. The course charts cultural and societal aspects of viable evolutionary pathways.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHI 6808 Seminar in Aesthetics


    Credit Hours: 3

    An analysis of fundamental special problems of aesthetics; value, perception, communication, technique, context. Seminar format.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHI 6908 Directed Research


    Credit Hours: 1-19

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 1-19
  
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    PHI 6934 Selected Topics


    Credit Hours: 1-3

    Selected topics according to the needs of the student. Approval slip from instructor required.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 1-3
  
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    PHI 6945 Graduate Instruction Methods


    Credit Hours: 1-3

    Special course to be used primarily for the training of teaching assistants.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 1-3
  
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    PHI 6971 Thesis: Master’s


    Credit Hours: 2-19

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 2-19
  
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    PHI 7980 Dissertation: Doctoral


    Credit Hours: 2-19

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 2-19

PHM - Philosophy of Man and Society

  
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    PHM 5126 Social Issues in Biomedical Ethics


    Credit Hours: 3

    An examination of the social and political issues arising from rapid changes in medicine and technology. Topics covered may include social issues related to the just distribution of health care, reproductive technologies, HIV and AIDS, eugenics, genetic testing, and maternal-fetal relations.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHM 6105 Seminar in Social Philosophy


    Credit Hours: 3

    A detailed study of the philosophical theories of society, class societies (Capitalism), advanced technocracy (all types). Seminar format.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHM 6265 Continental Philosophy I: Phenomenology of Hermeneutics


    Credit Hours: 3

    A general survey of the 20th century continental schools of phenomenology, ontology, and hermeneutics, with an emphasis on Husserl and Heidegger.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHM 6266 Continental Philosophy II: Political and Social Theory


    Credit Hours: 3

    A general survey of 20th century continental social and political theory, dealing both with the younger and older generations of the Critical Theory tradition, together with their contemporaries and critics.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHM 6267 Continental Philosophy III: Structuralism and Deconstruction


    Credit Hours: 3

    An examination of leading philosophical texts in 20th century continental philosophical movements known as structuralism, post-structuralism, postmodernism and deconstruction, with special emphasis on the works of Michel Foucault and Jacques Derrida.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHM 6305 Seminar in Political Philosophy


    Credit Hours: 3

    An examination of the main political philosophies. Seminar format.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHM 6506 Seminar in the Philosophy of History


    Credit Hours: 3

    The analysis of language and logic of historical explanation, historical idealism, historical materialism, positivism, and historical sociology. Seminar format.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3

PHP - Philosophers and Schools

  
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    PHP 6005 Plato


    Credit Hours: 3

    A systematic study of Plato’s dialogues.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHP 6015 Aristotle


    Credit Hours: 3

    A systematic study of Aristotle’s philosophy.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHP 6405 Seminar in Descartes’ Philosophy


    Credit Hours: 4

    Examination of Descartes’ major philosophical texts.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 4
  
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    PHP 6415 Kant


    Credit Hours: 3

    A survey of Kant’s critical philosophy, emphasizing transcendental epistemology and Kant’s critique of metaphysics. This course is open to graduate students (majors and non-majors). Prior knowledge of the history of philosophy is required, in particular of early-modern philosophy.

    Prerequisite(s): None.
    Corequisite(s): Computer Applications.
    Co-Prerequisite(s): None.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHP 6420 Seminar in Leibniz’s Philosophy


    Credit Hours: 4

    Examination of Leibniz’s major philosophical texts.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 4
  
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    PHP 6505 Seminar on Hegel’s Philosophy


    Credit Hours: 3

    Careful interpretation and critical analysis of Hegel’s seminal and perhaps most enduring work, the Phenomenology of Spirit.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHP 6525 Nietzsche and the Nietzscheans


    Credit Hours: 4

    Examines Nietzsche’s major texts as well as the radical differences in Nietzsche reception from 1889 to the present. For graduate students only.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 4
  
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    PHP 6624 Adorno


    Credit Hours: 4

    Examines Adorno’s major texts, methodology, collaborations with other members of the Frankfurt School, and impact on twentieth-century continental philosophy and sociology. For graduate students only.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 4
  
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    PHP 6645 Foucault


    Credit Hours: 4

    Examines Foucault’s major texts, methodology, similarities and differences with structuralism and deconstruction, and impact on contemporary continental philosophy and history. For graduate students only.

    USF | College of Arts and Sciences | Philosophy
Credit Hours: 4

PHT - Physical Therapy

  
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    PHT 5021 Professional Issues I


    Credit Hours: 2

    Foundations of systems thinking, decision making, professional expression, responsibility, and accountability (including legal/ethical concepts), culture and argumentation for the roles of the physical therapist in administration, consultation, critical inquiry, education and patient/client management. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 2
  
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    PHT 5022 Professional Issues II


    Credit Hours: 2

    An introduction to critical injury and educator roles and responsibilities; explores the concepts of decision-making, evaluation of research, theories of learning, research and clinical pathways. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 2
  
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    PHT 5023 Professional Issues III


    Credit Hours: 3

    Focus on legal, ethical, and professional responsibility and accountability of the physical therapist. Learners will further develop their abilities to make legal and ethical decisions. The class will examine state laws governing the practice of physical therapy and other health care services. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHT 5171C Foundational Science I


    Credit Hours: 3

    Introduction to the peripheral neuromuscular, skeletal, integumentary, and circulatory systems in normal and pathological states. Includes the anatomy and physiology of bones, joints, skin, nerves, and blood vessels, as well as the response of these tissues to injury and their potential for healing. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHT 5172C Foundational Science II


    Credit Hours: 1

    Emphasis on physiology of the peripheral sensorimotor and cardiopulmonary systems. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PHT 5173 Foundational Science III


    Credit Hours: 2

    Emphasis on physiology of the peripheral sensorimotor and cardiopulmonary systems. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 2
  
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    PHT 5184 Movement Science I


    Credit Hours: 2

    A basic introduction to movement science and its foundational principles from four different perspectives: biomechanics; kinesiology; exercise physiology; and motor control, learning and development. Restricted to majors. Repeatable for 2 cr.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 2
  
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    PHT 5185 Movement Science II


    Credit Hours: 3

    Elaboration of movement science principles with emphasis on biomechanics, kinesiology, functional anatomy, exercise physiology, histopathology, motor control and connective tissue properties. Restricted to majors. Repeatable for 3 cr.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHT 5271 Patient/Client Management I


    Credit Hours: 3

    Foundational principles of histology, pathology, histopathology, applied biomechanics, pharmacology and clinical medicine are introduced and applied to the physical therapy management of individuals with musculoskeletal disorders involving the limbs. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHT 5272 Patient/Client Management II


    Credit Hours: 2

    Application of principles of patient/client management to patients with cardiopulmonary disease or dysfunction and diabetes in order to identify and write plans of care for related movement dysfunction. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 2
  
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    PHT 5273 Patient/Client Management III


    Credit Hours: 3

    Learners apply principles of patient/client management to patients with progressive, nonprogressive diseases and injuries of the nervous system. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHT 5275C Physical Therapy Science I


    Credit Hours: 4

    Introduction to physical therapy skills in examination, evaluation, and diagnosis for clients with uncomplicated musculoskeletal impairments involving the extremities. Emphasis on obtaining a history and performing physical therapy tests and measures leading to a differential diagnosis by application of principles of movement. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 4
  
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    PHT 5276C Physical Therapy Science II


    Credit Hours: 4

    Introduction to physical therapy skills used in examination, evaluation, diagnosis of and intervention for clients with activity limitations associated with cardiovascular, hematological, or pulmonary disorders. Major emphasis on selecting, justifying, administering, and interpreting physiological responses to physical agents and therapeutic exercises. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 4
  
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    PHT 5277C Physical Therapy Science III


    Credit Hours: 3

    Examination, evaluation, diagnosis, and intervention for movement-related problems secondary to impairments of the nervous system. Contemporary theories of motor development, motor learning and motor control will be introduced. Student knowledge will be demonstrated with clinical problem solving scenarios. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHT 5283C Physical Therapy Procedures


    Credit Hours: 3

    Introduction to selected physical therapy interventions, obtaining a patient history, and conducting a systems screen. Restricted to majors. Repeatable for 3 cr.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHT 5316 Medical Management I


    Credit Hours: 1

    Introduction to medical diagnostics, pharmacological principles, and common orthopedic surgical procedures as components of medical management including repair of bone and soft tissue. Restricted to majors. Repeatable for 1 credit.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PHT 5380 Medical Management II


    Credit Hours: 1

    Seminar on the medical and surgical management; epidemiology; pathophysiology; pharmacology of injuries and diseases of the cardiopulmonary system including repair and regeneration. Restricted to majors. Repeatable for 1 credit.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PHT 5822 Clinical Education I


    Credit Hours: 3

    Initial clinical practice experience for the development of patient care skills. The course is graded satisfactory/ unsatisfactory. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHT 5906 Directed Independent Study


    Credit Hours: 0-10

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 0-10
  
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    PHT 5934 Special Topics I


    Credit Hours: 1-10

    Exploration of physical therapy practice issues. Topics may vary each semester the course is offered. A seminar and/or lab course. Restricted to majors. Not repeatable for credit.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 1-10
  
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    PHT 5960 Clinical Proficiency and Problem Solving I


    Credit Hours: 1

    Practicum for patient/client management of individuals with musculoskeletal related movement disorders complemented by direct patient care learning. Restricted to majors. Repeatable for 1 credit hour.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PHT 5961 Clinical Proficiency and Problem Solving II


    Credit Hours: 1

    Practicum for the synthesis of skills, knowledge, and values for management of individuals with cardiopulmonary and endocrine related movement disorders complemented by direct patient care learning. Restricted to majors. Repeatable for 1 credit hour.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PHT 6015 Orientation to Physical Therapy


    Credit Hours: var.

    Concepts of a profession, the physical therapy profession, and the roles of the physical therapist are applied to the practice of physical therapy and its professional organization. The guide to physical therapy practice is introduced.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 6174 Movement Science I - DPT


    Credit Hours: var.

    A basic introduction to movement science and its foundational principles from four different perspectives: biomechanics; kinesiology; exercise physiology; and motor control, learning and development. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 6178 Movement Science II - DPT


    Credit Hours: var.

    Elaboration of movement science principles with emphasis on biomechanics, kinesiology, functional anatomy, exercise physiology, histopathology, motor control and connective tissue properties. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 6186 Movement Science III


    Credit Hours: var.

    Integration of movement science concepts (biomechanics; kinesiology; functional anatomy; motor control, learning and development; and exercise physiology) to planning interventions for complex movement disorders. Restricted to majors. Repeatable for 4 cr.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 6205 Doctoring for Physical Therapists


    Credit Hours: var.

    This course will instruct students in clinical skills essential to PT, including effective history taking, patient-centered communication, professionalism, ethics, cultural competence, basic physical dx, & humanities related to health care delivery.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 6274 Clinical Reasoning for Physical Therapists


    Credit Hours: var.

    This course utilizes a seminar/lecture format to introduce students to clinical reasoning processes used by physical therapists; screening for medical diseases; integration of medical testing and management; and the case management process that will be used during the clinical problem solving courses.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 6275 Physical Therapy Sciences 1


    Credit Hours: var.

    This course is designed to provide a concise, clinically oriented overview of the anatomy, physiology, histology, and embryological development of the musculoskeletal system, as applied to physical therapy practice.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 6276 Physical Therapy Practice 2


    Credit Hours: var.

    This course is designed to provide a concise, clinically oriented overview of the anatomy, physiology, histology, and embryological development of the neurologic system, as applied to physical therapy practice.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 6277 Physical Therapy Practice 3


    Credit Hours: var.

    This course is designed to provide a concise, clinically oriented overview of the anatomy, physiology, histology, and embryological development of the cardiopulmonary system, as applied to physical therapy practice.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 6278 Physical Therapy Practice 4


    Credit Hours: var.

    This course is designed to provide a concise, clinically oriented overview of the anatomy, physiology, histology, and embryological development of the gastrointestinal, renal, and endocrine systems, as applied to physical therapy practice.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 6284C Scientific and Professional Foundations of Physical Therapy I


    Credit Hours: var.

    Introduction to theoretical foundation and clinical practice of physical therapy interventions. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 6285C Scientific and Professional Foundations of Physical Therapy II


    Credit Hours: var.

    Theoretical foundations and clinical practice of examination skills with emphasis on performing physical therapy tests and measures as listed in the guide to physical therapist practice. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 6286 Management of Patients with Integumentary Disorders


    Credit Hours: var.

    This course will explore the therapists’ role in the management of patients with integumentary conditions. Will include general foundation in examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, interventions, outcomes for persons with various types of wounds.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 6313 Medical Management III


    Credit Hours: 1

    Seminar on the medical and surgical management; epidemiology; pathophysiology; pharmacology, and repair of common injuries to and diseases of the nervous system across the life span. Restricted to majors. Repeatable for 1 credit hour.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PHT 6341 Medical Management II


    Credit Hours: 1

    Seminar on the medical and surgical management; epidemiology; pathophysiology, and pharmacology of complex multisystem disorders and movement disorders across the life span. Restricted to majors. Repeatable for 1 credit hour.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PHT 6352 Pharmacology for Healthcare Professionals


    Credit Hours: var.

    This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of drug absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion, effects on the body and side effects or toxicity.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 6381 Management of Patients with CVP Disorders


    Credit Hours: var.

    This course is designed to incorporate evidence based practice for the management of patients with cardiovascular and/or pulmonary disorders.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 6391C Foundational Science IV


    Credit Hours: 2

    Application of the movement sciences to examination, evaluation, diagnosis, intervention, and prevention of movement dysfunction related to the musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, and neuromuscular systems. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 2
  
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    PHT 6392C Foundational Science V


    Credit Hours: 1

    Application of the behavioral foundational sciences (sociology, psychology, human development) and biopsychosocial model to each of the roles of the physical therapist. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PHT 6521 Professional Issues IV


    Credit Hours: 3

    Focuses on the administrative role of the physical therapist. Includes formulation of budgets, policies, procedures, reimbursement, legal concepts of risk management and malpractice, and the ethical concept of pro bono service and the APTA judicial process. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHT 6522 Professional Issues V


    Credit Hours: 2

    Development of a strategic plan for professional growth which reflects commitment to all roles of the physical therapist (administration, consultation, critical injury, education and patient/client management) and exploration of the nature of individual and cultural differences, organizational cultures, mentoring, and leadership. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 2
  
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    PHT 6606 Critical Inquiry I


    Credit Hours: 3

    Introduction to critical inquiry skills of the physical therapist with successful preparation of an in-depth literature review on a selected topic in musculoskeletal or cardiopulmonary movement disorders. Restricted to majors. Repeatable for 3 credits.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHT 6609 Critical Assessment of Literature and EBP


    Credit Hours: var.

    In this course, the physical therapist develops the skills to utilize and integrate principles of evidence-based practice in making patient-focused decisions in day-to-day clinical practice.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 6731 Patient/Client Management IV


    Credit Hours: 3

    Learners adapt principles of patient/client management to complex patient situations in order to identify and state movement dysfunctions and to write plans of care. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHT 6732 Patient/Client Management V


    Credit Hours: 2

    Learners adapt principles of patient/client management to lifestyle and socioeconomic issues in order to identify dysfunctions that can be addressed by the physical therapist. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 2
  
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    PHT 6735C Physical Therapy Science IV


    Credit Hours: 4

    The role of the physical therapist in ameliorating activity limitations and participation restrictions encountered by people with physical impairments. Emphasis will be placed on the physical therapy assessment and intervention procedures intended to identify and minimize physical disabilities occurring secondary to traumatic, acquired or congenital amputation and disorders of the spine. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 4
  
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    PHT 6736C Physical Therapy Science V


    Credit Hours: 2

    Focus on the physical therapist in ameliorating activity limitations and participation restrictions encountered by people with irreversible physical impairments. Emphasis on the physical therapy assessment and intervention procedures to identify and minimize physical disabilities occurring secondary to complex, multi-system disorders. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 2
  
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    PHT 6763 Management of Patients with Neuromuscular Disorders


    Credit Hours: var.

    This course is designed to incorporate evidence based practice and utilization for the management of patients with neuromuscular disorders.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 6776 Management of Patients with Musculoskeletal Disorders


    Credit Hours: var.

    This course will provide the PT clinical doctoral learner strategies for incorporating evidence based practice and utilization of knowledge learned in previous courses for the management of patients with musculoskeletal disorders.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 6841 Clinical Education I - DPT


    Credit Hours: var.

    Initial full-time clinical practice experience for the development of patient care skills.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 6863 Longitudinal Clinical Experience II


    Credit Hours: var.

    Continuation of the initial clinical practice experience for the development of patient care skills. Students will be supervised in one center for the spring term. The course is graded satisfactory/unsatisfactory.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 6935 Special Topics II


    Credit Hours: 1-10

    Analysis of issues related to the education, critical inquiry, administration, and/or consultant roles of the physical therapist. Topics in this seminar may vary each semester. Restricted to majors. Not repeatable for credit.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 1-10
  
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    PHT 6962 Clinical Proficiency and Problem Solving III


    Credit Hours: 1

    Practicum for the synthesis of skills, knowledge, and values required for the management of individuals with neuromuscular related movement disorders complemented by direct patient care learning. Restricted to majors. Repeatable for 1 credit hour.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PHT 6963 Clinical Proficiency and Problem Solving IV


    Credit Hours: 1

    Practicum for the synthesis of skills, knowledge, and values management of individuals with complex movement and multisystem disorders complemented by direct patient care learning. Restricted to majors. Repeatable for 1 credit hour.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PHT 7151 Health Promotion and Wellness


    Credit Hours: var.

    Prepares students for practice as primary care providers in direct access environments with a focus on identification of health risk factors and interventions to promote wellness in individuals and populations. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 7264C Clinical Problem Solving I - DPT


    Credit Hours: var.

    Intro to clinical problem solving in physical therapy following a normative model for professional practice across the lifespan utilizing musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiopulmonary, and integumentary preferred practice patterns.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 7265C Clinical Problem Solving II - DPT


    Credit Hours: var.

    A continuation of clinical problem solving in physical therapy following a normative model for professional practice across the lifespan utilizing musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiopulmonary, and integumentary preferred practice patterns.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 7328 Pediatric Physical Therapy


    Credit Hours: var.

    This course is designed to provide the student the opportunity for hands on physical therapy examination and intervention skill development with the pediatric patient population. Group discussion of issues impacting care of this population is included.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 7399 Capstone Project


    Credit Hours: var.

    This course requires the student to carefully review case reports in the literature and use them as samples to help prepare their own case report which is the capstone project for their transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy program.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 7402 Psychosocial Aspects of PT Practice


    Credit Hours: 3

    Utilization of behavioral foundational sciences and the biopsychosocial model and their contribution to patient/client management and understanding organizational behavior. Restricted to majors. Repeatable for 3 credit hours.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHT 7421 Professional Issues I - DPT


    Credit Hours: var.

    Focus on the consultant and educator roles of the physical therapist. Restricted to majors.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 7500 Wellness and Health Promotion


    Credit Hours: var.

    This course is designed to incorporate evidence based practice for the management of clients in the area of wellness and health promotion.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 7507 Medical Spanish for Physical Therapists


    Credit Hours: var.

    Students will learn basic Spanish language skills with an emphasis on communicating across cultures in a health care setting. The course is designed for non-speakers of Spanish as well as those with limited Spanish-speaking skills.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 7531 Professional Issues II - DPT


    Credit Hours: var.

    Focus on legal, ethical, & professional responsibility and accountability of the physical therapist. Students further develop their abilities to make legal and ethical decisions.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 7539 Multidisciplinary Course in Patient Safety


    Credit Hours: var.

    Senior DPT students will work with medicine, engineering, nursing, and public health students to explore concepts of human error and patient safety through weekly seminars.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 7540 Patient/Client Management Seminar


    Credit Hours: var.

    This year-long course introduces students to the patient client management process described in the APTA guide to physical therapist practice. Emphasis is on clinical reasoning, gathering and synthesizing pertinent information, and the development of a plan of care. Course includes mentored experience in a physical therapy clinical setting.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
  
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    PHT 7551 Principles of Health Policy and Management


    Credit Hours: var.

    General principles of planning, management, evaluation, and behavior of public and private health care organizations at the local, state, and national levels.

    USF | Morsani College of Medicine | School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Credit Hours: var.
 

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