PTA 101 - Introduction to Physical Therapy II
General concepts of disease and disease processes are discussed. Diseases of selected organs are studied as they relate to Physical Therapy.
Prerequisite: PTA 100 Introduction to Physical Therapy II
Corequisite: BIO 132 Human Biology II
4 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Define terms related to the disease and disabilities studied in this course, including cell and tissue damage, inflammation and healing, immune response, disorders of growth, neoplasms, disorders of nutrition, disorders of metabolism, and infectious diseases.
2. Explain the causes, pathophysiological processes and classification of disease and disability of the body systems, including the circulatory, digestive, respiritory, integumentary, musculoskeletal and nervous systems.
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