Human Body in Health & Disease II
5 Credit Hours
This course includes a study of the anatomy and physiology of each body system and common pathology related to each system. A comprehensive study of the integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system, sensory system, endocrine system, respiratory system, digestive system, urinary system, and reproductive system is included. Common pathology related to these systems is studied that includes common signs and symptoms, etiology, methods of diagnosis, and treatment options. The interaction that occurs between systems and changes to the structure and function that occur across the life span within each system are identified. The course encourages the student to demonstrate critical thinking based on knowledge of academic subject matter required for competence in the medical assisting profession. Students will learn to incorporate the cognitive knowledge in performance of the psychomotor and affective domains in their practice as medical assistants in providing patient care. Pre-requisite: Successful completion of MAP-542 The Human Body in Health and Disease I with a "C" (76%) or better.