ALH 1140 Fundamentals of Disease Processes

Pathological changes associated with the most commonly occurring diseases of each body system. Correlates changes with patient's response, diagnostic studies, and treatment modalities. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Allied Health
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: BIO 1107 OR BIO 1121 OR BIO 1141 

Outcomes

  • Discuss pathological changes which can produce disease in any body system, to include infection/inflammation, cell proliferation, obstruction, ischemia, fluid and electrolyte imbalances.
  • Discuss commonly occurring disease processes, utilizing pathological changes, in each body system.
  • Correlate pathological changes with signs and symptoms of diseases.
  • Identify diagnostic and treatment procedures of diseases based on their pathological changes.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3