PTY 522: Pathology II

Class Program
Credits 2

This course examines the impact of physical and social environments on human development of the fetus through the adolescent. This course also explores the pathological changes across the life span inherent in common disease processes in the following systems: cardiovascular, pulmonary, hematological, gastrointestinal, hepatic, musculoskeletal, and neuromuscular. Students gain insight into the etiology, pathology, signs and symptoms, differential diagnosis, prognosis, medical/surgical management that can be applied to general physical therapy management and will develop a foundation for student decision making.