Catalog 2017-2018 
    May 16, 2021  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MEDA 214 Disease Conditions and Community Health

5 credits
An overview of the disease processes of major conditions, including infectious diseases, major neoplastic conditions, and major congenital diseases. The focus is on human diseases that are first diagnosed in the clinical setting. Community health and preventative patient education will also be presented.

Prerequisites: BIOL& 175  

Quarters Offered: All

Global Outcomes:
This course teaches to the global outcome of Communication.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Discuss disease conditions, their causes, prognosis, and treatment as they relate to the body systems
  • Identify cardinal symptoms
  • Discuss various diagnostic measures and laboratory tests used in the diagnosis of these disease conditions
  • Utilize various instructional methods for patients’ education in awareness of risk factors associated with certain disease conditions
  • Identify various needs of patients with altered body images

Total Hours: 50 Lecture Hours: 50