Oct 04, 2023  
2018-19 Catalog 
2018-19 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DUTEC 105 - Pathophysiology I

3 CR

Introduces pathogenesis: the sequence of events in the development of a disease. Students focus on pathological conditions affecting the abdomen and identifiable with diagnostic imaging techniques. An extensive review of normal physiology is also presented.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 241  (prev BIOL 260 ) and BIOL 242  and acceptance into the program or permission of program chair.

Course Outcomes
  • Define terms used to describe pathologic states of the abdomen.
  • Identify various pathologic conditions and lesions of the abdomen.
  • Correlate the physiologic changes associated with various pathologic conditions of the abdomen.
  • Obtain a thorough clinical history from a patient or referring physician.
  • Identify other testing procedures used for the diagnosis of disease.

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