How does the medical community know how to diagnose and treat patients?  Pathophysiology or Patho for short, is the study of how the body is affected by a multitude of ailments, from genetic disorders to complications in pregnancy to treating final stages of life.  In pathophysiology you will learn the processes involved in diagnosis and treatment of patients over their lifespan.  If you plan to go into the medical field this class is for you!
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    .5 science credit (taken with microbiology for full year credit)