Nov 24, 2020  
Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 
Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIM 1443 - Human Disease for Healthcare Documentation

4 hours Lecture, 4 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
AA Elective: No
This course provides an overview of various diseases with emphasis on the most common manifestations and terminology applied to each disease. The course reinforces important medical terminology related to inflammation and allergy, neoplasia, dietary factors and diseases, and infectious diseases. Special emphasis is placed on a student's ability to identify interrelationships seen among various diseases (e.g., between hypertension and renal failure). Skills and information are reinforced through reading and interpreting documentation in medical case studies.

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