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Human Diseases for the Health Professions

Course Number: 10530182
Credits: 3.00

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Course Description

10-530-182 HUMAN DISEASE FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS ... prepares learners to interpret clinical documentation that they will encounter in a variety of healthcare settings. Emphasis is placed on understanding the common disorders and diseases of each body system to include the etiology (cause), signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests and results, and medical treatments and surgical procedures. (Prerequisite: 10-501-101, Medical Terminology; Co-requisite 10-806-189, Basic Anatomy)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

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Course Competencies

  1. Interpret pharmacological information
  2. Explain common diagnostic procedures
  3. Interpret cancer medicine (oncology) information
  4. Examine common disorders and diseases of the immune system
  5. Examine common disorders and diseases of the integumentary system
  6. Examine diseases of the male and female reproductive systems
  7. Examine common disorders and diseases of the blood
  8. Examine common disorders and diseases of the eye and ear
  9. Examine common disorders and diseases of the musculoskeletal system
  10. Examine common disorders and diseases of the respiratory system
  11. Examine common disorders and diseases of the digestive system
  12. Examine common disorders and diseases of the nervous system
  13. Examine common disorders and diseases of the endocrine system
  14. Examine common disorders and diseases of the urinary system
  15. Examine common disorders and diseases of the cardiovascular system
  16. Examine behavioral health conditions and disorders