PTA1003: Pathophysiology

Credits 4.0
Pathophysiology is an introductory study of disease processes in humans. Disease signs, symptoms, complications, as well as physical, clinical, and laboratory findings are reviewed by body system. Emphasis is placed on those conditions which will be seen by physical therapists or which, if present, will have an impact on the physical therapy care of patients. Treatment, medication, prognosis, precautions, and ramifications for physical therapy are also presented.


Eight Quarter/Nine Quarter Programs: Satisfactory completion of all required general education courses


Eight Quarter Program: PTA1001 (co-requisite or prerequisite), PTA1005, PTA1006; Nine Quarter Program: PTA1001, PTA1005