Sep 21, 2023
MEDAS 120 - Pathology, Diseases, and Treatments
READ 090 , completion of ENGL 095 with a grade of “C-” or better, or placement in ENGL& 101 or ENGL 150 .
The etiology, symptoms, diagnostic procedures and treatment of common diseases in the following body systems will relate to the medical assistant and other ambulatory healthcare employees: digestive, blood & immune, musculoskeletal, urinary, reproductive, endocrine, nervous, and special senses.
5 theory hours.
Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.
AA General Elective
May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.
- Compare structure and function of the human body across the life span
- Describe the normal function of each body system
- Identify common pathology related to each body system including:
- Analyze pathology for each body system including:
- diagnostic measures
- treatment modalities
- Define coaching a patient as it relates to:
- health maintenance
- disease prevention
- compliance with treatment plan
- community resources
- adaptations relevant to individual patient needs
Acceptance into the Medical Assistant program required.
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