DPT 7050 Management of Integumentary Disorders

The integumentary subject matter will present a wound-healing model and discuss physiologic mechanisms of wound healing, evaluation, clinical decision-making and treatment along with skin diseases.  Students will be able to implement treatment plans after evaluation of specific wounds. Basic concepts in the wound healing model, factors complicating repair, wound and vascular exams, wound micro-environment, debridement, dressings, infection control, treatment of wounds secondary to  venous and arterial insufficiency, pressure and diabetic neuropathies. Finally, concepts and principles of various biophysical agents and how they are used to manage wound healing will be detailed.






2 sh


Unsatisfactory course grade - Remediation before Module XII. May delay DPT 805 Clinical Practicum IV. May delay graduation from the program.

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