May 27, 2018  
2018-2019 Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Catalog

PTA 135 Pathology

Lecture: 4 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Credits: 4
This course introduces principles of pathology, processes of and normal responses to injury and disease, and changes related to aging. Emphasis is placed on conditions most commonly treated in physical therapy. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss basic pathological processes and identify etiology, signs, symptoms, complications, treatment options, and prognoses of specific orthopedic conditions. Pre-requisite(s): Enrollment in the Physical Therapist Assistant program.