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CH5433:Orthopedics I

Lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 3
Hours: 90
Credit hours: 4.5

The lecture portion of this course presents the etiology, clinical presentation, orthopedic evaluation, and management of common musculoskeletal conditions of the spine, pelvis and extremities. The lab portion of this course emphasizes proper application and interpretation of orthopedic procedures to include inspection, palpation, ranges of motion, orthopedics tests, signs and maneuvers and the beginning aspects of record keeping.

PREREQUISITES: Lower Extremity Biomechanics; Upper Extremity Biomechanics; Physical Examination and Diagnosis; Advanced Communication and History Taking

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