Apr 21, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019

OCCT 6624 - PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND MEDICAL CONDITIONS

[6 Credits]
This course will provide OT student with an understanding of both normal physiological function and pathophysiology of systems of the human body which are most relevant to occupational therapists. The course will emphasize the etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and course of the diseases from the cellular to the systems level. The course content will coincide with a medical conditions and pharmacology component, which will address those conditions frequently encountered by occupational therapists from a medical perspective. The course will focus on the understanding and integration of appropriate medical terminology used to analyze and facilitate critical thinking.