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2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog 
2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PTAS 105 - Pathophysiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant

3 hrs (Sem I)
This course presents pathophysiology which includes the study of disease processes and other disorders commonly encountered in physical therapy including etiology, risk factors, clinical manifestations, prevention, and physical therapy interventions. Disorders covered will include those related to the immune system, musculoskeletal system, blood and circularity systems, cardiovascular system, respiratory system, nervous system, endocrine system, digestive system including hepatic disorders, urinary system, reproductive system, as well as, neoplasms/cancers and congenital and genetic disorders. 3 lecture hours.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program.