Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-537-121 060641 Pathology, Pharmacology & Medical Terminology
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-537-121 PATHOLOGY, PHARMACOLOGY & MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY ...in this course, students will be introduced to disorders that can occur in major body systems with their signs, symptoms and associated pharmacology. They will learn the types of diseases that affect each of the major body systems and more specifically the signs and symptoms of selected pathologies and disorders that could prove to be a contraindication to massage therapy. Students will also gain a foundational understanding of medical terminology, a basic understanding of pharmacology and the possible interactions between medications and massage.
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Use Medical Terminology
  2. Examine pathologies of the integumentary system
  3. Examine pathologies of the musculoskeletal system
  4. Examine pathologies of the nervous system
  5. Examine pathologies of the cardiovascular system
  6. Examine pathologies of the lymphatic & immune system
  7. Examine pathologies of the digestive system
  8. Examine pathologies of the respiratory system
  9. Examine pathologies of the endocrine system
  10. Examine pathologies of the reproductive system
  11. Examine pathologies of the urinary system