Pathology

Gain understanding of the causes, mechanisms and effects of systemic diseases and musculoskeletal pathologies.

Tuition Fee
US $169.00

Pathology

Gain understanding of the causes, mechanisms and effects of systemic diseases and musculoskeletal pathologies.

Tuition Fee
US $169.00

Course Objectives

Pathology provides a basis for understanding ‘how and why people get sick’. It explains most common diseases —such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, DJD, arthritis —and the pathological processes behind them. A particular emphasis is placed on the degenerative conditions affecting Musculoskeletal System.

By the completion of this course you will build a solid foundation necessary for comprehension of other LCO courses: Osteopathic Models of Health Disease  and Osteopathic Modalities and Treatments. Understanding illnesses which are prevalent in todays society will become a great asset in managing your clients with complex medical histories, or specific diseases of the spine and joints.

Materials:

Downloadable lecture presentations, videos tutorials, handouts, readings

Evaluation:

Course completion requires passing online quizzes and a Final exam. Passing grade is 65%.

Course Curriculum:

Pathology is an online course delivered through 10 interactive lectures.The curriculum includes the teaching of both general and systemic (organs) pathology.  General pathology section explains the processes that underlie all diseases such as tissue pathology, inflammation and repair process, metabolic deficiency, and degenerative diseases. Lectures covering systemic pathology provide an overview of systemic diseases affecting specific organs and their systems such as cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, and nervous systems.

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Lecture 5.

Lecture 6.

Lecture 7.

Lecture 8 – 9.

Lecture 10.

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Tuition Fee
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Course Reviews

Jeanne Maslow
Massage therapist
USA
Very good course! It gave me an understanding of musculoskeletal development and pathophysiology which I never acquired in my previous studies.
Barbara Latimer,
Yoga instructor
USA
The overall value of this comprehensive study is excellent, although it was difficult. This course took a bit of time to complete, but I liked the self-paced aspect.
Pieter Veerbeek,
Personal trainer
Netherlands
I liked the graded quizzes. They really helped me to get ready for a final test.

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