RET 102 Mechanics of Disease (3 credits)

Introductory pathology, including medical terminology, general principles of disease, and overview of common diseases encountered in the hospitalized patient. Basic symptoms of disease and patient monitoring. Introduction to universal precautions in preventing spread of disease. Prerequisite: RET matriculation or Permission of Department. Spring semesters only.

RET 234 Respiratory Disease (3 credits)

Etiology, pathophysiology, clinical and laboratory presentation, and usual treatment of respiratory disorders in adults, children, and newborns. Prerequisite: RET 102. Fall semesters only.