University of Nebraska Medical Center

Tag: PT

Manual Muscle Training Fundamentals Part 2

This module describes the grading systems used with manual muscle testing and their strengths and weaknesses. Learners practice assigning and documenting the correct MMT grade given results from patient performance.

Oct 20, 2020

Manual Muscle Training Fundamentals Part 1

This module describes various muscle strength and factors that affect muscle strength. It also describes the purposes and methods of examining muscle strength, including manual muscle testing and handheld dynamometry.

Oct 20, 2020

Gait Training Fundamentals

This module describes various weight bearing restrictions, gait patterns, and physical assistance levels during gait training.

Sep 2, 2020

Assistive Devices

This module introduces the advantages and disadvantages of common assistive devices used for gait.

Aug 27, 2020

Wheelchair Fit

This module describes the process for measuring and optimally fitting a basic wheelchair to a patient.

Aug 27, 2020


Progressive Musculoskeletal Case for Clinical Reasoning Development

This module is designed to give learners the opportunity to practice clinical reasoning and differential diagnosis skills while working through a progressive clinical case. The module imitates the flow of an actual physical therapy examination so learners can easily apply and transfer their skills to in-person patient care. 

Apr 30, 2020

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