PTIM 336 – Cardio/ Vascular/ Pulmonary

Course lecturer :

Dr. Hamed Shalabiea

Course assistant :

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Course objectives :

  •  List the common cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases treated by physical therapists.
  • Discuss and select appropriate evaluation techniques relating to cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases.
  • Demonstrate skills in the management of such conditions in different clinical settings. It provides the student with knowledge about cardiac diseases and chest disease, obstructive lung diseases, vascular diseases and others.

Course description :

These courses enable the student to independently examine and reexamine a patient or client with cardio-vascular pulmonary system problems by obtaining a pertinent history from the patient or client and from other relevant sources, by performing relevant systems review, and by selecting appropriate age-related tests and measures. The student will be able to synthesize examination data to complete the physical therapy evaluation and engage in the Physical Therapy diagnostic process, design a plan of care, and implement it, writing progress notes and change plan of care according to patient condition

Course assessment :

  • Total of 300 marks
  • 10 marks Quiz
  • 10 marks assignment
  • 30 marks Midterm Exam
  • 50 marks final practical exam
  • 50 marks final oral exam
  • 50 Clinical Hospitals.
  • 100 marks final written exam

Recommended text books :

  1. Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy, Second Edition: An Evidence-Based Approach William DeTurk, Lawrence Cahalin McGraw-Hill Education, Dec 1, 2010 – 778 pages .
  2. Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs-4th … By American Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  3. British Medical Association. New GMS contract 2003. Quality indicators- Summary of points: Secondary prevention in coronary heart disease.
  4. Williams B, Poulter NR, Brown MJ, et al. British Hypertension Society

Recommended refrences :

  1. Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy, Second Edition: An Evidence-Based Approach William DeTurk, Lawrence Cahalin McGraw-Hill Education, Dec 1, 2010 – 778 pages .
  2. Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs-4th … By American Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  3. British Medical Association. New GMS contract 2003. Quality indicators- Summary of points: Secondary prevention in coronary heart disease.
  4. Williams B, Poulter NR, Brown MJ, et al. British Hypertension Society
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