Health & Diseases: Understanding Pathos Of Pathology –
This course introduces the student to the basic principles of illness and disease commonly seen in the health care environment. Topics may include infectious and noninfectious diseases, environmental health, and the promotion of good health practices. In addition, students will be introduced to common disease and medical procedure terminology.
Describe causes, symptoms, and treatment of reproductive tract diseases.
Describe the structures and functions of the male and female reproductive tracts.
Identify causes, symptoms, and treatment of urinary tract diseases.
Wrap-up of Human Diseases
Examine the impact of disease trends on the delivery of health care services.
Mental Illness and Diseases of the Nervous System
Explain the signs, symptoms, and treatment associated with mental illnesses.
Describe environmental and biological factors associated with mental illness.
Outline the causes, effects, and treatment of nervous system diseases.
Diseases of the Endocrine System
Examine the management and effects of diabetes.
Describe the relationship of glandular activity to dysfunction in target organs.
Identify the components and functions of the endocrine system.
Diseases of the Gastrointestinal System
Describe the causes, symptoms, and treatments of gastrointestinal disorders.
Explain the impact of lifestyle on normal functions of the gastrointestinal system.
Diseases of Blood and the Musculoskeletal System
Describe the causes, symptoms, and treatments of musculoskeletal disorders.
Identify the causes, symptoms, and treatment of blood disorders.
Explain the components and function of blood.
Diseases of the Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems
Contrast normal with abnormal functions of the respiratory system.
Identify the causes, symptoms, and treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
Immunity, Infectious Diseases, and Cancer
Describe the causes, symptoms, and treatment of cancer.
Outline the consequences of infectious disease on human health.
Describe the basic structures and functions involved in an inflammatory response.
Introduction to Human Health and Disease
Describe health risks associated with changing demographics.
Describe the relationship between the environment and human health.
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