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PATM 1080 Introduction to Pathology (Fall and Spring)

(Previously offered as 408.3)

Dr. Moy and Staff

Credits: 3 (Students may not receive credit for PATM–1080 if they have previously received credit for PATM–1410.)

Course Description:

An objective-oriented, problem-solving introduction to general disease processes including: cellular alterations and inflammation, genetic, immunological, nutritional and circulatory disorders; effects of infection, chemical and physical agents, blood and vascular diseases, neoplasia and aging. Topics to be covered also include analytic tools and techniques, diagnostic methodology and criteria, and recognition and control of environmental diseases.

Prerequisites: A course in general biology. Strongly recommended: PATH–1010 or equivalent.

Lectures: 3 hrs/wk. Letter-graded.