Jul 21, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PYAS 6554 - PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

[3 Credits]
Pathophsiology is a lecture based course designed to introduce the entry level physician assistant student to human disease processes, their origins, mechanisms or action and effects on the human body with emphasis on the clinical manifestations of the disease process. The course will give the student the opportunity to analyze the effects of pathological conditions on normal physiology, to relate a patient’s presenting signs and symptoms to a pathologic condition and to develop techniques to counsel patients on modifiable risk factors for disease processes.