SRJC Course Outlines

4/24/2024 2:22:22 AMMA 162 Course Outline as of Fall 2013

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MA 162Title:  DISEASE PROCESSES  
Full Title:  Disease Processes
Last Reviewed:2/14/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled4.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled70.00
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  140.00Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  MA 62

Catalog Description:
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Emphasis on body systems and terminology of medical specialties with development, analysis, interpretation and application of advanced medical terminology used in a variety of medical settings. This includes advanced terminology related to body systems and medical specialties and associated with anatomic terms, pathophysiology, diagnoses, symptoms, conditions, medical and surgical procedures, clinical and diagnostic laboratory, and medications.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of HLC 160 and CS 60.11A and ANAT 58; OR Course Completion of HLC 160 and CS 60.11A and ANAT 140 and HLC 140


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Emphasis on body systems and terminology of medical specialties with development, analysis, interpretation and application of advanced medical terminology used in a variety of medical settings. This includes advanced terminology related to body systems and medical specialties and associated with anatomic terms, pathophysiology, diagnoses, symptoms, conditions, medical and surgical procedures, clinical and diagnostic laboratory, and medications.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of HLC 160 and CS 60.11A and ANAT 58; OR Course Completion of HLC 160 and CS 60.11A and ANAT 140 and HLC 140
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Relate the main functions and physiology of each of the body systems to the associated pathology.
2. Describe the most common diseases and their signs and symptoms, incidence, etiology, diagnoses and treatment for each body system.
3. Discuss disease processes, infectious diseases, neoplasia, congenital abnormalities, and nutrition's role in many diseases.
4. State and define the most common abbreviations used in medical terminology and correctly spell and pronounce common medical terms used in medical specialties.
5. Read and interpret medical transcription reports.
6. Compile a medical history and physical (H and P forms), incorporating medical language and using proper format and sequencing of events.
7. Access and evaluate current medical information regarding diseases of various body systems utilizing the Internet and other resources.

Topics and Scope
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1. Review Body Systems Relating to Pathology.
       a. main functions
       b. physiology
 
2. Analysis of the most common diseases of the human body systems; etiology, symptoms, pathophysiology, diagnostics, treatments and prognosis of:
      a. Integumentary
      b. Musculoskeletal
      c. Cardiovascular
      d. Hematic
      e. Lymphatic
      f.  Respiratory
      g. Urinary
      h. Reproductive
      i.  Endocrine
      j.  Digestive
      k. Neurological
 
 
3. Common medical terms and abbreviations in medical specialties.
 
4. Preparation, review and compilation of medical reports.
 
5. Nutrition's role in disease.
 
6. Resources for medical information.
       a. Websites and multi-media
       b. Books and journals of medical presentations of diseases

Assignments:
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1. Read 20-30 pages from textbook per week.
2. Complete writing assignments including but not limited to:
 a. Analyze 1-2  history and physical medical reports
 b. Prepare 1 disease presentation for a selected body system (10- 15 minute oral presentation)
 c. Write a comprehensive 3-5 page research paper on a medical disease or disorder
 d. Interpret 2-4 case studies and review 2-4 medical records.
3. Complete weekly homework problem-solving exercises to review in class.
4. Quizzes (3-6).
5. Final exam.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
15 - 20%
Written homework, term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 20%
Problem solving exercises
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 10%
Oral presentations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
60 - 75%
Quizzes and final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Diseases of the Human Body, 5th Ed. Tamparo, Carol D., FA Davis, 2012

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