MSRS 505. Scientific Writing in Rehabili. (4 Credits)

is intended to provide students with clear expectations about, and practice in, acceptable writing for graduate coursework. This course will: increase understanding of plagiarism and related ethical issues and increase knowledge of the structure of research papers in rehabilitation science. Students will choose an area of study for the research papers (e.g., pediatrics or orthopedics) 4 credits.

Prerequisite: None

Offered at: CUW

MSRS 515. Evidence-based Pract in Rehab. (4 Credits)

is designed to help practicing therapists acquire skills related to consuming rehabilitation research. Students are exposed to basic concepts of research methodology and a review of conceptually-based statistics that further enhances skills with consuming the scientific literature. Students will practice reading and critiquing professional literature. Students will choose an area of study to retrieve and review articles to complete a systematic review in an area of interest (e.g., pediatrics or orthopedics). 4 credits.

Prerequisite: None

MSRS 550. Adlt Neuro Cond & Pract Enviro. (4 Credits)

is designed to include both traditional didactic teaching-learning experiences in the classroom and off-campus clinical experiences. The course will provide a common basis of scientific knowledge associated with practice in the area of adult neurological conditions. 4 credits.

Prerequisite: None

MSRS 560. Pediatric Cond/Pract Environ. (4 Credits)

is designed to provide advanced training in evaluation and treatment of children. In addition to exposure to various pediatric therapy settings, the students will apply critical reading and appraisal skills learned in the evidence-based practice class. 4 credits.

Prerequisite: None

Offered at: CUW

MSRS 599. MSRS Independent Study. (1-3 Credits)

Offered at: CUW

MSRS 610. Indust Rehab & Pract Environ. (4 Credits)

is designed to help practicing therapists acquire knowledge related to the practice of industrial rehabilitation. This course is designed to introduce students to work-related musculoskeletal injuries, basic ergonomic and prevention principles, job analysis, functional evaluation, work conditioning,, work hardening, and worker’s compensation insurance within both industrial and office environments. 4 credits.

Prerequisite: None

Offered at: CUW

MSRS 620. Gerontological Cond & Pract En. (4 Credits)

is designed to include both traditional didactic teaching-learning experiences in the classroom and off-campus clinical experiences. The course will provide a common basis of scientific knowledge associated with practice in the area of gerontological conditions. The off-campus clinical experiences are intended to provide opportunities for several observational experiences that are related to gerontological conditions. 4 credits.

Prerequisite: None

MSRS 630. Adult Ortho Cond & Pract Env. (4 Credits)

is designed to include both traditional didactic teaching-learning experiences in the classroom and off-campus clinical experiences. The course will provide a common basis of scientific knowledge associated with practice in the area of adult orthopedic conditions. This will include information on the following: 1) assessment; 2) theoretical basis of assessment and intervention; 3) interventions: 4) anatomy and kinesiology; 5) differential diagnosis and imaging; 6) management issues such as billing procedures, state and federal regulations of practice, policies unique to practice areas, disability models; and 7) evidence-based practice. 4 credits.

Prerequisite: None

MSRS 650. Research Proj & App in Intl Pr. (4 Credits)

is designed to prepare students to be good consumers of research and develop the skills to complete a basic research project and apply concepts gained in the MSRS Program. Students will complete a systematic review on a therapy treatment approach of their choice (e.g., pediatrics or orthopedics). In addition, a meta-analysis will be done and students will present their findings in a class presentation and in a research poster session on campus. 4 credits.

Prerequisite: None

MSRS 734. Applied Ergonomics. (3 Credits)