HS Health Sciences
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101 (HCA 101) Introduction to Health and Disease. 2 cr. U. A survey of health promotion and disease prevention including fitness, nutrition, disease transmission, mental health, drug use, and other current health-related topics.|Prereq: none.
102 (HCA 102) Health Care Delivery in the United States. 3 cr. U. An introduction to health care delivery focusing on consumers, providers, organization, financing, quality and utilization of services, health planning, and political and governmental impacts.|Prereq: none.
105 (HCA 105) Survey of the Health Professions. 3 cr. U. An introduction to health professions, their work settings and roles on the health care team. Other topics include: patient-professional communication, patient characteristics, medical terminology.|Prereq: none.
222 (HCA 222) Language of Medicine. 3 cr. U. Medical terms used in oral and written communication; reviews terminology by body system with emphasis on application.|Prereq: none.
224 (HCA 224) Introduction to Microcomputers for Allied Health Professions. 3 cr. U. Healthcare focused introduction to microcomputers as tools for information management, including system architecture, process and ethical concepts. Incorporates training in office application software.|Prereq: preprofessional or professional in Health Sciences or HCA minor or HCI cert.
250 (HCA 250) Allied Health Information Methods. 2 cr. U. Techniques and processes used by allied health personnel to translate thought and behavior into an acceptable style and format for documentation of activities.|Prereq: soph st; grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
251 (HCA 251) Health Documentation. 1 cr. U. Appropriate health documentation techniques will be addressed including the medical; legal and reimbursement issues of patient assessment, problem identification, and patient care plans.|Prereq: none.
301 (C L Sci 301) Human Pathophysiology: Fundamentals. 1 cr. U. Pathological mechanisms underlying disease states, diagnosis and treatment of these disorders; topics cover cell injury, inflammation, immunopathology, repair, regeneration and fibrosis.|Prereq: Bio Sci 203(P) or cons instr.
302 (C L Sci 302) Human Pathophysiology: Organ Systems I. 1 cr. U. Pathological mechanisms underlying disease states, diagnosis and treatment of these disorders; topics cover developmental and genetic disorders, neoplasms, nervous system, bones, joints, skeletal muscle.|Prereq: HS(C L Sci) 301(C) or cons instr.
303 (C L Sci 303) Human Pathophysiology: Organ Systems II. 1 cr. U. Pathological mechanisms underlying disease states, diagnosis and treatment of these disorders; topics cover cardiovascular, respiratory, blood and lymphoid systems, diabetes.|Prereq: HS(C L Sci) 301(C) or cons instr.
304 (C L Sci 304) Human Pathophysiology: Organ Systems III. 1 cr. U. Pathological mechanisms underlying disease states, diagnosis and treatment of these disorders; topics cover gastrointestinal tract, pancreas, kidney, liver/biliary system, female and male reproductive systems.|Prereq: HS(C L Sci) 301(C) or cons instr; HCA 205(P).
305 (C L Sci 305) Human Pathophysiology: Organ Systems IV. 1 cr. U. Pathological mechanisms underlying disease states, diagnosis/treatment of these disorders. Topics: endocrine system, infectious and parasitic diseases, environmental and nutritional factors related to morbidity/mortality.|Prereq: C L Sci 301(C) or cons instr.
311 (HCA 311) Law for Health Care Consumers and Professionals. 3 cr. U. An introduction to the law as it relates to health care. Topics include contracts, torts, damages, negligence, malpractice, litigation and trial proceedings.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
610 (C L Sci 610) Pharmacology. 3 cr. U/G. Lectures on pharmacokinetics, mechanisms of action, and physiological effects of toxic and therapeutic substances.|Prereq: jr st, Chem 501(P), or cons instr.
620 Environmental Health. 3 cr. U/G. An overview of the field of environmental and occupational health is presented, including physical, chemical and biological hazards.|Prereq: jr st.
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