ATR 501 Pathology & Pharmacology for the Athletic Trainer 4 cr.  (4-0-0)

This course will be presented in two units – a pathology unit and a pharmacology unit. The pathology unit will focus on the general medical conditions commonly seen in the field of athletic training including but not limited to asthma, diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, infectious disease, dermatological conditions, etc. In addition to sport injury pathology, recognizing various systemic diseases will also be covered. Pharmacological concepts will include drug legislation, drug forms and routes of administration. Terminology, prescription, systems of measurement and the various types of drugs used in the profession will be covered.