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PTA-216

Pathophysiology for the PTA

Pathophysiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant defines and identifies pathology, disease, abnormal laboratory findings, pathogenesis, etiology, history, clinical manifestations, morbidity, mortality, prognosis and epidemiology. Classifications for most diseases are identified by body system. Content within this course defines and describes the pathophysiology of certain diseases while illustrating anticipated impairments, functional limitations, and disabilities that may, in conjunction with the disease, impact the patient. This approach is complemented by identifying the physical therapy interventions and the role of the physical therapist assistant in the disease management.

Credits:
4.0

Prerequisite:
PTA 215, PTA 215-L, PTA 220, PTA 220-L

Corequisite:
PTA 225-L

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