Nov 20, 2019  
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AHPT 812 - Clinical Medicine I

Credits: (3)
Prerequisites: Admission to the doctor of physical therapy program or permission of the Department.
Clinical Medicine I is the first in a series of courses designed to provide physical therapy students with a general knowledge and understanding of human pathology. The course introduces students to medical terminology, develops an understanding of disease processes, the integumentary system and facilitates students in the application and analysis of medical pathology in patient care. Course content includes an introduction to inflammation processes, integumentary conditions and underlying pathology, fundamental processes of wound healing, wound stages, debridement, wound prevention, natural and acquired immunity and immunodeficiency, hypersensitivity, and transplantation, the cardiopulmonary system and the endocrine system.



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