Integumentary Physical Therapy

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Integumentary Physical Therapy

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Pre-Physical Therapy

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Outline
    This course is comprehensive and it covers the broad spectrum of managing patients with open wounds. Appropriate for both practicing clinicians and students who want to specialize in wound management, this course takes a holistic approach to treatment, with an emphasis on the patient, not the wound. It begins by covering anatomy and adverse effects, then provides an overview of examination, intervention, and details specific wound types. This course is designed for students who would like to learn about skin care and wound prevention strategies, assessing and documenting chronic wounds, and developing skin and wound care formulary. This course includes the study of chronic injury, anatomy, and physiology of the skin, pathogenesis, wound healing principles, wound healing complications, diagnosing wound, and wound management.

    Course Objective
    1. Students will be able to describe the typical structure and function of the skin.
    2. Students will be able to state the maturation and remodeling phase of wound healing.
    3. Students will be able to describe methods to enhance delayed wound healing.
    5. Students will be able to identify and assess wound.
    6. Students will be able to state the objectives of comprehensive wound management and their clinical management.

    No prerequisites are necessary.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.