Western Physical Assessment & Laboratory Test Analysis
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Course No:

WS 405
  Department: Western Basic & Clinical Sciences
  Units: 4
  Prerequisites: WS 300 Pathology and the Nature of Disease I; WS 305 Pathology and the Nature of Disease II.
  Description: This course investigates Western orthodox physical diagnostic processes, emphasizing three clinical skills: history taking, physical examination, and logical thinking. Students will learn how to perform and evaluate a physical examination of the head, nervous system, thorax, and abdomen. Students also will learn how to evaluate relevant laboratory tests needed to confirm or rule out various disorders from an orthodox medical perspective.