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PT 689 - Advanced Topics: Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy

This course emphasizes physical therapist clinical decision-making for critically ill patients receiving advanced medical and surgical interventions for primary and secondary cardiovascular and pulmonary disease. This includes patients with advanced cardiopulmonary disease requiring mechanical ventilation, ventricular assist devices, extracorporeal life support, and heart/lung transplantation. Offered winter semester. Prerequisite: Successful completion of all previously required courses in the D.P.T. curricular sequence or licensed physical therapist.

Credits: 2

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