Pathophysiology for Spa Assistants

Course Code SPAT-200
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open
Description: This course examines the basic concepts of disease processes that affect physiologic and psychosocial health. Concepts include stress and coping, anxiety, inflammation, infection, fever, immobility, pain, and general fluid and electrolyte imbalances. This course will also examine the body’s response to alterations in the general functioning of the endocrine, gastrointestinal and respiratory systems, cardiovascular, nervous, immune, urinary, musculo-skeletal and reproductive systems.