Pathology - PT Assistant

Pathology 209

Dermatological Conditions


3.0

  • Describe the anatomy of the integumentary system
  • Recognize signs and symptoms of common skin conditions
  • Contrast the differences among viral, fungal, and bacterial skin disorders
  • Refer an athlete with a problematic skin disorder to the appropriate health care provider
  • Recognize environmentally induced conditions: skin cancers, cold injuries
  • Differentiate which acute skin conditions are contraindicated for certain athletic participation

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Pathology 208

Infectious Disease


2.0

  • Explain common infection transmission routes and their prevention
  • Justify the importance of maintaining immunization against those diseases for which there is vaccine
  • Describe the reporting levels of communicable disease
  • List the signs and symptoms of common infectious diseases
  • Recognize common childhood diseases and how to prevent them
  • Demonstrate universal precautions for the prevention and treatment of infectious disease

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Pathology 207

Systemic Disorders


2.0

  • Appreciate the complexity of systemic disorders
  • Recognize signs and symptoms of common systemic ailments
  • Identify conditions that warrant referral to a physician
  • Relate the warning signs of malignancies involving the lymphatic system and blood
  • Describe prevention strategies for Lyme disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Determine and understand diabetic emergencies
  • Recognize and refer those with signs and symptoms of a malfunctioning thyroid

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Pathology 206

Ear, Nose, Throat and Mouth


2.0

  • Describe the basic anatomy of the ear, nose, mouth and throat
  • Perform a basic examination of the ear, nose, mouth and throat, identifying normal and pathological conditions
  • Properly use an otoscope to examine the ear and the nose
  • Recognize common pathological conditions of the ear, nose, mouth and throat including signs and symptoms, differential assessment, and when to refer the patient to a physician
  • Appreciate the common diagnostic tests and standard medical treatment for conditions of the ear, nose, mouth and throat
  • Identify the implications for participation in athletics with various conditions of the ear, nose, mouth and throat

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Pathology 205

The Eye


2.0

  • Describe the basic anatomy and physiology of the eye
  • Perform a basic eye exam
  • Describe appropriate initial management of common conditions and injuries of the eye
  • Recognize conditions of the eye that require referral
  • Recognize conditions of the eye that may preclude the athlete from participation

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Pathology 204

Neurological System


3.0

  • Describe the anatomy and function of the nervous system
  • Recognize and assess an athlete with a suspected sport-related concussion
  • Describe a return-to-play progression for an athlete after sport-related concussion
  • Recognize and refer an athlete with signs or symptoms of a life-threatening neurological condition
  • Identify conditions that make an athlete susceptible to migraines and stroke
  • Recognize the symptoms of complex regional pain syndrome
  • Describe chronic neurological conditions and their effect on athletic participation
  • Differentiate when to make a referral to a physician for further neurological evaluation

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Pathology 203

Cardiovascular System


2.0

  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system
  • Understand cardiovascular adaptatons to exercise
  • Identify various cardiac arrhythmias
  • Identify signs and symptoms of cardiovascular abnormalities
  • Know when to refer an athlete to a physician for further cardiovascular evaluation

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Pathology 202

Respiratory System


2.0

  • Describe the basic anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system
  • Define common normal and abnormal respiratory patterns
  • Perform a basic evaluation of the respiratory system, including ascultation and percussion
  • Identify characteristics of normal and abnormal breath sounds
  • Recognize common pathological conditions including signs and symptoms, differential assessment, referral, standard medical treatment and implications for participation in athletics

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Pathology 201

Basic Principles of Pharmacology


1.0

  • Describe the regulation of pharmaceuticals, including the management of prescription and nonprescription medication in an athletic training facility
  • Describe the basics of pharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics including dosage forms, routes of administration, and drug storage
  • Access various drug information resources to obtain more information about a drug

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Pathology 200
Common Procedures in the Athletic Training Clinic

3.0

  • Name the limitations of the practice act pertaining to invasive procedures
  • Demonstrate use of an appropriate informed consent prior to performing any of the procedures described in this lesson
  • Employ fundamental aseptic procedures, including the use of sterile gloves and the creation of a sterile field
  • Properly unpack a sterile package and prepare for a sterile procedure
  • Compare the various types of sutures and suture needles and their specific applications
  • Describe the difference between interrupted, running, and mattress sutures and the advantages and disadvantages of each
  • Prepare the patient for injection and aspiration

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Pathology 116

Inflammation


2.0

  • 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


Ruth Coopee, MT, OT, CHT

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Pathology 115

Cell Pathology


2.0

  • 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


Ruth Coopee, MT, OT, CHT

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Pathology 114

Fluid and Hemodynamic Disorders


1.0

  • 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


Ruth Coopee, MT, OT, CHT

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Pathology 113

The Skin


2.0

  • 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


Ruth Coopee, MT, OT, CHT

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Pathology 112

The Breast


2.0

  • 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


Ruth Coopee, MT, OT, CHT

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