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374. Professional Practice I: Professional Interactions (3)

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor
Self-awareness of how personality, learning preferences, and personal values affect professional interactions. Includes effective communication, conflict resolution, and eliciting patient values and goals. Also, communicating with patients who have experienced disability, sexual dysfunction, or issues with coping or dying.
Letter grade only (A-F). Lecture/Discussion 3 hours.

401. Applied Anatomy I (3)

Prerequisite: BIOL 208 or equivalent.
Advanced study of structure and function of neuromusculoskeletal systems with emphasis on surface contour, myology and joint structure and neurovascular supply. Regional emphasis includes upper extremity head, neck and thorax. Includes dissection laboratory and provided materials.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture/discussion 2 hours, lab 3 hours) Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

402. Applied Anatomy II (3)

Prerequisites: BIOL 208 or equivalent; "B" or better in HHS 401.
Continuation of HHS 401, with emphasis on normal anatomy of lower extremities, pelvis, and abdominal region.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture/discussion 2 hours, lab 3 hours) Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

403. Tissue Mechanics and Aging (3)

Prerequisites: "B" or better in HHS 401 and BIOL 341 and consent of instructor.
Advanced study of tissue (bone, muscle, dense fibrous connective tissue, cartilage, nerve) mechanics and pathomechanics including use, disuse and aging with application to joint mechanics and therapeutic procedures.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture/discussion 3 hours)

460. Neuroanatomy (4)

Prerequisite: BIOL 341.
Investigation of human neuroanatomy with emphasis on the structure and function of the central nervous system (CNS), cranial nerves, and their connecting neural pathways relative to human function and movement. Neuroanatomical and vascular lesions will be discussed and correlated to common clinical conditions. Emphasis is on applying neuroanatomy for differential diagnosis.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture/discussion 3 hours, lab 3 hours)

471. Pathology (3)

Prerequisite: BIOL 208; Corequisite: BIOL 341.
Advanced study of abnormal function as result of disease. Includes general pathology and selected pathologies encompassing cardiovascular, pulmonary, musculoskeletal, peripheral and central nervous system, and integumentary systems.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture/discussion 3 hours)

497. Independent Studies (1-3)

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor, and for human dissection, one general introductory anatomy course, HHS 401 and 402.
Independent projects in any area of physical therapy. Human dissection is available as a special study.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.

592A. Internship in Latino Nutrition and Health Promotion (3)

Prerequisite: Open to students enrolled in graduate programs in Family and Consumer Sciences, Health Science, or related fields.
Provides a competency-based, service learning experience in which knowledge, understanding and theory are applied to real-life situations for skill-development of graduate students.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in different semesters.

634. Advanced Latino Community Health (3)

Prerequisite: Open to students enrolled in graduate programs in Family and Consumer Sciences, Health Science, or related fields.
Explores the structural-environmental, policy, epidemiological, cultural, and linguistic factors that influence disease and wellness within Latino subpopulations. Provides student with an interdisciplinary examination of the health status and health access issues facing diverse Latino communities in the United States.
Letter grade only (A-F).

635. Latino Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: A Focus on the Child (3)

Prerequisite: Open to students enrolled in graduate programs in Family and Consumer Sciences, Health Science, or related fields.
Explores factors that facilitate and inhibit wellness within Latino children through a culturally relevant and multidisciplinary lens. Latino children are the youngest, fastest growing U.S. demographic whose well-being is inextricably linked to the overall health of our nation.
Letter grade only (A-F).


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