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HPM 173 Pathophysiology
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: Pathological conditions and terminology, causes, incidence, signs, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and special considerations associated with the major diseases of the body systems studied.

Prerequisites: RDG094

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Outline disease awareness and infection control including general prevention of diseases, healthy life style and awareness and how infection is spread as well as prevention methods.
2. (Analysis Level) Differentiate the major organs, their locations, and functions for body systems.
3. (Synthesis Level) Explain major pathological terminology and conditions affecting body systems.
4. (Analysis Level) Assess the causes, incidence, signs, and symptoms of major pathological conditions.
5. (Application Level) Determine the treatments and special considerations associated with major diseases and conditions.
6. (Application Level) Report on preventive measures for major pathological conditions.
7. (Analysis Level) Identify the causes, incidence, prevention methods, signs, symptoms, and treatments of cancer for body systems.
8. (Synthesis Level) Summarize the major mental disorders, and generalize causes, incidence, signs, symptoms, and treatments with emphasis on early detection and prevention.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation