DPT 714 Pathophysiology I

A study of the general principles of pathophysiology impacting the practice of physical therapy and how they are managed medically and surgically in addition to the role of the physical therapist.  This first course of the pathophysiology sequence is focused on cell injury and the body’s responses, inflammation, disorders of vascular flow and shock, genetic disease, the immune system, neoplastic disease, infectious disease and diseases of the blood vessels and blood cells. 

Two semester hours.