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Human Body in Health & Disease

Course Number: 31-509-302
Credits: 3
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Description: 31-509-302 HUMAN BODY IN HEALTH & DISEASE ...students learn to recognize human body structure and function in health and disease states. Students explore the causes, signs, and symptoms of diseases of the major body systems as well as the diagnostic procedures, usual treatment, prognosis, and prevention of diseases commonly diagnosed and treated in the medical office setting.(Prerequisite/Corequisite: 10-501-101, Medical Terminology).
Total Credits: 3

Prior Learning Assessments

  • Credit by Exam

Course Competencies

  1. Apply medical terminology to the disease process in the human body
  2. Explore the structural organization of the human body
  3. Analyze the causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases and disorders of the digestive system
  4. Analyze the causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of common diseases and disorders of the urinary system
  5. Analyze the causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of common diseases and disorders of the reproductive system
  6. Analyze the causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of common diseases and disorders of the nervous system and mental health
  7. Analyze the causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of common diseases and disorders of the cardiovascular system
  8. Analyze the causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of common diseases and disorders of the respiratory system
  9. Analyze the causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of common diseases and disorders of the blood, lymph, and immune system
  10. Analyze the causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of common diseases and disorders of the musculoskeletal system
  11. Analyze the causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of common diseases and disorders of the integumentary system.
  12. Analyze the causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of common diseases and disorders of the special senses
  13. Analyze the causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of common diseases and disorders of the endocrine system