Rehabilitation Sciences

Courses

RHAB 760 Academia for Rehabilitation Scientists 1.0 Credit

Students are introduced to the organizational structures and functions commonly found in universities and colleges. Internal and external environmental issues of higher education and professional development are discussed. Familiarity with the context of academic environments enables the students to understand their roles and responsibilities as faculty members.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is PT or major is RHAB.

RHAB 761 Foundations of Rehabilitation Research 3.0 Credits

Provides exposure to theories and models related to rehabilitation sciences research. Theories that may be applied to various phases of the enabling-disabling process are examined. Students discuss how these theories are tied to development of research questions in line with the mission, goals and research priorities of funding sources.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is PT or major is RHAB.

RHAB 763 Biomechanics in Rehabilitation 3.0 Credits

The first half of the class focuses on statics (muscle forces and stress-strain analysis), and the second half concentrates on dynamics (kinematic and kinetic analysis of human motion) with applications. Some minor computer work is required for this class, mainly using the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet program.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is PT or major is RHAB.

RHAB 764 Biomechanics in Human Movement 3.0 Credits

The first half of the class focuses on the development of the tools necessary to conduct biomechanics research, process the data, and perform biomechanical data analysis. The second half of the class works through common biomechanics questions related to human movement in three dimensions.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is PT or major is RHAB.

RHAB 765 Introduction to Movement Science 3.0 Credits

This class focuses on structures and mechanisms underlying human movements, principles of movement control and learning, and methods of motor control and learning research using current theories of motor control and motor learning in healthy populations. Applied lab activities are used to enhance student learning of theoretical concepts. May be repeated once for credit.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 1 times for 3 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is PT or major is RHAB.

RHAB 768 Advancing the Practice of Rehabilitation 3.0 Credits

This course examines how leaders and educators promote professional development and expertise in the field of rehabilitation. The course provides an in-depth look at processes including conceptualization of knowledge, critical reasoning, professional judgment, and reflective practice. The course considers how the therapist and practice setting affect these processes.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

RHAB 812 Interpretation of Data 3.0 Credits

This is an advanced seminar on issues such as power and effect size calculations and interpretation of results of statistical analysis including outputs of statistical software packages.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 1 times for 3 credits

RHAB 813 Measurement Theory in Rehabilitation 3.0 Credits

The emphasis of this course is on the assessment of the uses, advantages, validity, reliability, and sources of error in measurement tools commonly used in rehabilitation sciences and on methodological and outcome research methods.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is PT or major is RHAB.

RHAB 814 Research Designs in Rehabilitation 3.0 Credits

Research Designs is a core course in the PhD program and provides a review of concepts and principles for PhD students. The focus is on application of research designs and methods that are applicable to rehabilitation sciences research.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is PT or major is RHAB.

RHAB 816 Special Topics 1.0-4.0 Credit

The course description will be developed by the Course Director depending upon the course content. May be repeated three times for credit.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 12 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is PT or major is RHAB.

RHAB 817 Sensors & Transducers in Rehabilitation 3.0 Credits

This course combines clinical, electronics and engineering background, and a step-by-step process of understanding the different instrumentation used to gather information about the status of human activity and motion. The course provides the student with knowledge needed to choose, use and improve measurement systems for application in rehabilitation sciences.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is PT or major is RHAB.

RHAB 823 Research Practicum 1.0-6.0 Credit

Prepares the student for dissertation research through faculty-supervised research experiences. Focuses on one or more stages of the research process, such as developing a question, literature review, design and method, IRB, grant writing, subject recruitment, instrumentation, measurement, data collection, data analysis, interpretation of results, and/or dissemination of results. May be repeated for credit.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 12 times for 12 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is PT or major is RHAB.

RHAB 824 Teaching Practicum I 1.0 Credit

This course requires a negotiated agreement, leading to a contract among the Course Director/Instructor, the student and the student's advisor. The student develops a syllabus, write goals and objectives, prepare and present materials, develop assessments strategies, and participate in the administrative responsibilities of the course. May be repeated three times for credit.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 3 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is PT or major is RHAB.
Prerequisites: RHAB 762 [Min Grade: C]

RHAB 825 Teaching Practicum II 2.0 Credits

This course requires a negotiated agreement, leading to a contract among the Course Director/Instructor, the student and the student's advisor. The student develops a syllabus, write goals and objectives, prepare and present materials, develop assessments strategies, and participate in the administrative responsibilities of the course. May be repeated twice for credit.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 4 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is PT or major is RHAB.
Prerequisites: RHAB 762 [Min Grade: C]

RHAB 826 Teaching Practicum III 3.0 Credits

This course requires a negotiated agreement, leading to a contract among the Course Director/Instructor, the student and the student's advisor. The student develops a syllabus, write goals and objectives, prepare and present materials, develop assessments strategies, and participate in the administrative responsibilities of the course. May be repeated twice for credit.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 6 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is PT or major is RHAB.
Prerequisites: RHAB 762 [Min Grade: C]

RHAB 830 Dissertation Research 1.0-12.0 Credit

Through dissertation a student demonstrates mastery of the research process unique to his/her specialty and produces an original contribution of knowledge. The dissertation process provides the student with the foundation for a continued career as a scholar. May be repeated for credit.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 12 times for 12 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is RHAB.

RHAB I899 Independent Study 1.0-4.0 Credit

Independent study is offered to graduate students to afford them the opportunity to develop various components of their research or for content related to their interests. The course is structured with a contract and is designed to allow students access to avenues and resources (personnel, mentorship, institutional) to enrich their learning. May be repeated three times for credit.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 16 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is PT or major is RHAB.

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