Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Jul 15, 2024  
Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHTH 112 - Pathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant


(TP/SS only)

General pathology with emphasis on the study of diseases and disorders most commonly seen in physical therapy practice. Diseases of the musculoskeletal, nervous, and cardiopulmonary systems as well as metabolic disorders will be emphasized. PREREQUISITE(S): BIOL 212 . COREQUISITE(S): PHTH 102 , PHTH 104 , PHTH 113 . Two hours each week. Formerly PT 112.

2 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Describe actions designed to minimize transmission of infectious agents encountered in typical practice settings.
  • Differentiate between normal and pathological physiologic function.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of normal human physiology systems which have relevance to the practice of physical therapy.
  • Discuss the potential impact of physical therapy intervention on pathological conditions.
  • Demonstrate the ability to educate other individuals about normal physiological function and pathology.


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