PTA 205 - Pathophysiology

(Three hours of theory per week) This course is designed to provide an introduction to general pathology with an empha­sis on the study of diseases and disorders most commonly seen in physical therapy practice. Diseases of the musculoskeletal, nervous and cardiopulmonary systems are emphasized with discussion on the PTA role and proper physical therapy intervention.

Semester hours: 3.0

Prerequisites:

  • BI 211 - Human Anatomy - Lecture and Lab
  • BI 213 - Human Physiology - Lecture and Lab
  • PTA 110 - Basic Skills in Physical Therapy
  • PTA 115 - Therapeutic Exercise I

Last updated: 03/17/2020