Subject: Physical Therapy
Course Number: 203A
Course Title: Systems Physiology for Physical Therapists I
School: Graduate Division
Department: Physical Therapy Program
Course Description: PT 203 is a 4 quarter unit course. Two units of the course are taught during the fall and winter quarters. Students will be introduced to the physiological principles and mechanisms that underlie the normal function, and develop an understanding of disease pathophysiology. Didactic lectures are supplemented with small group learning. Topics include: cell structure, neuromusculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, immune, renal, acid-base balance, endocrine, reproductive, and gastrointestinal physiology.
Prerequisites: Undergraduate course in physiology.
Restrictions: Open only to students enrolled in the UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy or consent of instructor.
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Discussion, Student - Lecture
Instructor of Record: J. Kinder
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Winter
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No