52129 Pathology

Course Description

This course is designed to integrate the information obtained by laboratory analysis in all disciplines of the clinical laboratory. Emphasis will be given to the relationship of altered physiological conditions and the corresponding expected test results. Topics to be covered Cellular reaction to injury, inflammation, hemodynamic dysfunction, genetic disorders, immune dysfunction, Neoplasm, Environmental pathology, nutritional disorders, and anemia

Learning Objective

  • Upon completing this course students should be able to:
  • 1. Define pathology
  • 2. Discuss the core aspects of disease in pathology
  • 3. Know the diagnostic techniques used in pathology
  • 4. Know the various categories of the causes of diseases
  • 5. Demonstrate the ability to identify and explain the etiology, pathogenesis, gross and microscopic appearances, relevant laboratory investigations, complications and the usual outcome of common diseases and Correlate the important clinical features of the disease with the pathologic changes.
  • 6. Describe the various types of necrosis & know some of their causes.
  • 7. Know the causes of inflammation and Understand the process of inflammations
  • 8. Describe the processes of healing, Specify the patterns of wound healing and List the factors that influence wound healing
  • 9. Describe hemodynamic disorders
  • 10. Know the basis of genetic diseases and the 4 major categories of genetic diseases
  • 11. Describe immunopathology
  • 12. Explain the etiology, pathogenesis, morphologic, & some clinical features of typhoid fever, tuberculosis, leprosy, syphilis, malaria, leishmaniasis, schistosomiasis, & selected fungal.
  • 13. Describe Neoplasia and metabolic diseases



Books for this Course

  • Patahlogy ny Arthur S. Scmeleder & Phillip A. Snanto

Times Offered

  • September 2015
  • January 2016

Course Prerequisite