2015-2016 Catalog

HIMS 1180 Disease Processes

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5


(1) HIMS 1130 - must be completed prior to taking this course.

Course Description

This course introduces the fundamentals of human disease processes. Students gain knowledge in the study of the nature and description of disease, disease etiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic evaluation procedures, complications, treatment, management, prognosis, and prevention of disease. The course organizes the coverage of diseases by major body systems. It also explores bacteriology as related to health, immunology, and infectious diseases. Students apply the knowledge learned and use critical-thinking and problem-solving skills to address case studies and complete team activities.