HS 440: Human Disease Processes I

Course Description This is the first of two courses covering medical terminology, pathology, etiology, pharmacology, diagnosis, and treatment of medical and developmental conditions commonly seen by occupational therapists. Emphasis is placed on the impact of the disease on the individual's sensorimotor, cognitive, psychosocial, and occupational performances. Included in the sequence are general medical and surgical, orthopedic, neurological, and cardiopulmonary conditions and some developmental, genetic, and psychiatric conditions.
Prerequisites OT 302
Credits 3