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HEAL 106 - Human Diseases & Pharmacology

5 Credits
This class presents common diseases, diagnostic and treatment modalities, and pharmacology for each body system.

Instructor Permission Required Yes

Quarters Typically Offered
Summer Online
Fall Online
Winter Online
Spring Online

Designed to Serve Students enrolled in Healthcare Professions programs, and any other students in Allied Healthcare.
Active Date 20210311T08:50:13

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 35
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline
  • Human pathophysiology and pharmacology
  • Common diseases and conditions signs and symptoms
  • Diagnostic tools
    • Laboratory testing
    • Diagnostic procedures, Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound
  • Treatment modalities
  • Surgical treatment
  • Drug categories

Student Learning Outcomes
Identify and analyze common pathologies related to each body system so students can communicate with providers and patients.

Identify the classifications of medications, including desired effects, side effects and adverse reactions.

Describe the relationship between anatomy and physiology of all major body systems and medications used for treatment in each.

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