2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 28, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PTA* H155 - Pathology for the PTA I


Credits: 3
This is the first course of a two-course pathology sequence designed to provide the physical therapist assistant student with the knowledge of human pathology of selected body systems including implications for patient management. Topics covered are inflammation, immune responses, hepatic, pancreatic and biliary diseases, and specific diseases of the endocrine, cardiac, GI, and respiratory systems. This is a foundational course as it promotes an understanding of the disease processes, and it guides the student in application and analysis of medical pathology in patient care. Emphasis is placed on the relationship of medical presentation signs/symptoms and its implication on physical therapy treatment.

Prerequisite(s): PTA* H120, PTA* H125, PTA* H130 with a grade of “C” or higher.  
Corequisite(s): PTA* H145, PTA* H150.



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