PTA108 Pathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant

This course provides a systems-based approach to anatomy and physiology including normal structure and function as well as dysfunction of the neuromuscular, cardiopulmonary, integumentary, endocrine, immunological and other systems. Students will learn how to associate and apply normal structure and function to frequently treated disease processes, pathologies and dysfunctions seen in physical therapy. Upon successful course completion, students will be able to describe the anatomy and physiology of body systems, define common pathologies seen in physical therapy and apply this knowledge to clinical practice.

Prerequisite BIO116 and BIO116L

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