Catalog 2018-2019

PA-736 Essentials of Cardiovascular Disease

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Semester 1 classes.  The course provides students with a comprehensive look at the diagnosis and management of common diseases and conditions of the cardiovascular system,  beginning with normal anatomy and physiology followed by pathophysiology, genetic manifestations, and epidemiology. Students will then explore risk factors, signs, symptoms, and diagnostic studies that provide the foundation for the diagnosis and treatment, including pharmacotherapeutics, of common conditions. Concepts of prevention, patient education, chronic disease management, and follow-up will be covered.