Aug 08, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog
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AHPT 206 - Pathophysiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant


Credit(s): 3

Prerequisite(s): AHPT 105 .
Corequisite(s): AHPT 101 , AHPT 205 , AHPT 210 , and AHPT 218 .
This course introduces students to the pathophysiology; etiology; clinical signs and symptoms; and management of selected pathological and injury-related disorders treated in physical therapy. Pathologies discussed include disorders of the following systems: immune, endocrine, integumentary, cardiovascular, respiratory, hematologic, musculoskeletal, hepatic, gastrointestinal, renal and urologic, and nervous.  The course includes student presentations on disorders pertinent to physical therapy as well as discussions on specific case studies applying the Guide for Conduct of the Physical Therapist Assistant and the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, and how they apply to the treatment of certain diseases.  (Fall Semester)



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