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Pathology - Massage Therapy


Pathology 116

Inflammation


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  • Define inflammation and describe the cellular events that occur during acute inflammation
  • Describe the vascular changes that occur during acute inflammation
  • Explain the function of proteins and the clotting system in inflammation
  • Explain the functions of cytokines released in inflammation
  • Describe and differentiate local and systemic symptoms of inflammation


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Pathology 115

Cell Pathology


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  • List the most important causes of cell injury
  • Describe 3 types of cell adaptations
  • Describe cellular aging
  • Compare 2 forms of cell death: necrosis and apoptosis
  • Describe various forms of necrosis and give examples of each


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Pathology 114

Fluid and Hemodynamic Disorders


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  • Define edema and give 5 clinical examples
  • Define shock and explain it pathogenesis
  • List 5 conditions that predispose an individual to arterial thrombi
  • Define emboli and give 5 clinical examples
  • Describe the 5 clinical consquences of venous and arterial thrombi


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Pathology 113

The Skin


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  • Define and differentiate skin lesions such as macule, papule, vesicle, pustule, ulcer and scar
  • Describe skin lesions caused by mechanical trauma
  • Explain short term and long term effects of ultraviolet light on the skin
  • Describe skin infections caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites
  • Describe typical lesions of acne vulgaris and explain their pathogenesis
  • Describe 2 manifestations of seborrheic dermatitis
  • List the most important neoplastic skin lesions involving the dermis


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Pathology 112

The Breast


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  • Describe normal anatomy of the breast
  • List 5 factors of breast cancer
  • Explain the incidence of breast cancer and its impact on society
  • Explain the pathogenesis of fibrocystic changes and describe 3 histological changes
  • Describe the most common benign breast tumor including appearance, histological features and peak age of incidence


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Pathology 111

Reproductive Conditions, Reproductive Pathologies and Sexually Transmitted Diseases


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  • Discuss anatomy, physiology, and describe 3 effects of aging on the reproductive system
  • Define disorders, conditions, and pathologies of the female reproductive system, the first, second, and third trimesters of pregnancy, and the postpartum period, and describe 3 massage considerations for each
  • List and examine 3 pathologies of the breast, prostate, and sexually transmitted infections and describe 3 massage considerations for each

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Pathology 110

Urinary Pathologies


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  • Discuss anatomy, physiology, and describe 3 effects of aging on the urinary system
  • Examine and define disorders of the kidneys and describe 3 massage considerations for each
  • Define disorders of the bladder and urinary tract and describe 3 massage considerations for each

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Pathology 109

Gastrointestinal Pathologies


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  • Discuss anatomy, physiology, and describe 3 effects of aging on the gastrointestinal system
  • Define general dysfunctions of the gastrointestinal tract and describe 3 diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract along with 3 massage considerations for each
  • Describe 3 diseases of the lower gastrointestinal tract including the diseases of the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas and describe 3 massage considerations for each
  • Identify 2 types of hernias, peritonitis, and disorders of nutrient intake and absorption and describe 3 massage considerations for each

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Pathology 108

Respiratory Pathologies


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  • Discuss anatomy, physiology, and the describe 3 effects of aging on the respiratory system
  • Define upper respiratory tract infections and list 3 massage considerations for each
  • Discuss lower respiratory tract infections and describe 3 massage considerations for each
  • List 3 chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, vascular disorders, and immune disorders and describe 3 massage considerations for each

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Pathology 107

Cancer and Neoplasia


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  • Understand cancer, current treatments and their implications for massage therapy.
  • Describe cancer treatments and side effects of the three most common cancer tretaments.
  • Identify cancer risk factors.
  • Identify and describe medications used to manage cancer and identify side effects.
  • Describe various types of cancer and massage considerations.

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Pathology 106

Cardiovascular and Lympahtic/Immune Pathologies


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  • Understand anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system.
  • Understand the cardiovascular/immune system's role in maintaining homeostasis.
  • Describe medications used to manage cardiovascular disease.
  • Identify general manifestations of cardiovascular and lymphatic/immune disease.
  • Identify and differentiate at least 10 different cardiovascular and lymphatic/immune pathologies.

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Pathology 105

Endocrine Pathologies


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  • Discuss anatomy, physiology, and the effects of aging on the endocrine system
  • Define 3 diseases of the pituitary, thyroid, and parathyroid glands and list 3 massage considerations for each
  • Identify 3 diseases of the adrenal cortex and types of diabetes mellitus and list 3 massage considerations for each

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Pathology 104

Nervous Pathologies


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  • Discuss anatomy, physiology, and the describe 3 effects of aging on the nervous system
  • Identify 3 central nervous system disorders and list 3 massage considerations for each
  • Define 3 infectious diseases of the nervous system and list 3 massage considerations for each
  • Name 3 neurodegenerative diseases and describe 3 massage considerations for each
  • Define 3 neurovascular disorders and list 3 massage considerations for each
  • Name 3 conditions of the peripheral nervous system and list 3 massage considerations for each

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Pathology 103

Musculoskeletal Pathologies


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  • Discuss anatomy, physiology, and the effects of aging on the skeletal and muscular systems
  • Define skeletal disorders, spinal deviations, foot deformities, joint disorders, and types of arthritis and list 3 massage implications for each
  • Describe various muscular, myofascial disorders and musculoskeletal injuries and list 3 massage implications for each

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Pathology 102

Dermatological Pathologies


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  • Discuss anatomy, physiology, and describe 3 effects of aging of the integumentary system
  • Define bacterial, fungal, viral infections and inflammatory skin conditions and list 3 appropriate massage modifications for each
  • Describe lice, mites, skin injuries, other skin disorders, proliferations, and skin pigmentations and list 3 appropriate massage modifications for each

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Pathology 101

Disease Awareness and Infection Control


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  • Define massage therapy, pathology, and basic terminology used in the study of pathology and describe 2 ways to evaluate the credibility of Internet sources
  • Describe 5 types of diseases, types of pathogens, the chain of infection, disease transmission, and immune responses
  • Explain 3 contraindications and 3 standard precautions, including hand hygiene and proper use of disposable gloves

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