SRJC Course Outlines

10/22/2020 5:36:18 PMMA 162 Course Outline as of Fall 2020

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MA 162Title:  DISEASE PROCESSES  
Full Title:  Disease Processes
Last Reviewed:1/27/2020

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 diseases of 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 ANAT 140, HLC 140, HLC 160, LIR 10, and PSYCH 1A; AND Concurrent Enrollment in MA 160, MA 161, MA 163, MA 167


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Emphasis on diseases of 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 ANAT 140, HLC 140, HLC 160, LIR 10, and PSYCH 1A; AND Concurrent Enrollment in MA 160, MA 161, MA 163, MA 167
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates
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

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Identify and/or describe the most common diseases and their signs, symptoms, incidence,
etiology, diagnoses, and treatment for each body system.
2. Discuss nutritional guidelines and treatments for each body system as it relates to disease.
 

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Students will be able to:
1. Relate the main functions and physiology of each of the body systems to the associated
    pathology.
2. Discuss disease processes, infectious diseases, neoplasia, congenital abnormalities, and
    nutrition's role in many diseases.
3. State and define the most common abbreviations used in medical terminology and correctly
    spell and pronounce common medical terms used in medical specialties.
4. 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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I. Review Body Systems Relating to Pathology
    A. Main functions
    B. Physiology
II. Analysis of the Most Common Diseases of the Human Body Systems
    A. Integumentary
     B. Musculoskeletal
    C. Cardiovascular
    D. Hematic
     E. Lymphatic
    F. Respiratory
    G. Urinary
    H. Reproductive
     I. Endocrine
    J. Digestive
    K. Neurological
III. Common Medical Terms and Abbreviations in Medical Specialties
IV. Nutrition's Role in Disease
V.  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. Prepare 1 disease presentation for a selected body system (7 - 15 minute oral presentation)
    b. Write a comprehensive 3-5 page research paper on a medical disease or disorder
    c. Interpret 2-4 case studies and review 2-4 medical records
3. Complete weekly homework problem-solving exercises to review in class
4. Quiz(zes) (1-15)
5. Midterm
6. 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, research paper
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; case studies and medical records
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 10%
Oral presentation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
60 - 75%
Quiz(zes), midterm 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. 6th ed. Tamparo, Carol. FA Davis. 2016

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