2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Jul 15, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PTA 118 - Pathology 2

1 CR
This course is a continuation of PTA 117 - Pathology 1 . Emphasis will be placed on the study of pathological conditions, focusing on the cardiovascular and integumentary system, resulting from disease and/or injury. Signs and symptoms, as well as therapeutic measures related to physical therapy, will be a major focus. The course includes a discussion of wellness and the implementation of a personal wellness plan. Lab Fee

Additional Information: Formal admission to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program required.
Requisites: Take PTA 117  and BIOL 202  with at least a grade of C.
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe the etiology of the following disease categories covered within this course: Endocrine diseases, bariatric conditions, diseases related to the cardiac, respiratory, immune, integumentary systems, and neoplasms.
  2. Describe the pathophysiological processes and/or anatomical changes that occur in pathologies covered in this course.
  3. Describe the clinical signs and symptoms related to selected disease processes.
  4. Describe the medical, surgical, pharmacological, and/or physical treatment of selected disease processes.
  5. Demonstrate professional behaviors in the classroom, clinical and course-related settings.