Apr 20, 2021  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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HLSC 302 - Pathology for Rehabilitation


Credit(s): 3
Prerequisite(s): BIOL 130 /BIOL 130A  and BIOL 131 /BIOL 131A  (strongly recommended) or BIOL 160 /BIOL 160A  and BIOL 161 /BIOL 161A .
This course examines the basis and effects of pathological conditions on individuals across the lifespan. Typical physiology is discussed along with pathology as it relates to the individual’s rehabilitation potential. Disorders of the following systems are investigated: genetic, cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, genitourinary, renal, gastrointestinal, hepatic, immune, metabolic, integumentary, hematological, lymphatic, visual, and musculosketal systems. Students will investigate the etiology, epidemiology, clinical presentation, and medical and surgical management of individuals with pathologies of these systems and demonstrate a general understanding of their impact on rehabilitation management. Completion of online learning modules in Blackboard are required as part of this course.



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