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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.

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

Prereqs: BIO 1107 OR BIO 1121 OR BIO 1141 


  • 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