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    Jun 15, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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HIT 115 - Pathophysiology & Pharmacology

Number of Credits: 4
Pathophysiology and Pharmacology is designed to introduce students to specific disease processes in the human body including the cause, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. Topics also include: drug classifications, drug actions, the most commonly prescribed drugs and reference materials. HIT-115 may be taken concurrently with HIT 121  or HIT 122  (Fall Term Only) Four hours lecture. Four Credits. Four billable hours.

Pre-requisite(s): HIT 111  and BIOL 105 , with minimum grades of C or better. HIT-115 may be taken concurrently with HIT 121  or HIT 122 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Recognize common medical conditions diseases associated with the different body system. (PG.1)
  2. State related signs symptoms, methods for making the diagnosis, and typical treatment for common medical conditions. (PG.1, PG.2)
  3. Demonstrate use of the Internet and other reference tools for research of unfamiliar disease topics, medical procedures, and drug therapy. (GE.4)
  4. Match therapeutic drugs to their use in treatment of common medical conditions and diseases. (GE.2, PG.4)
  5. Identify drugs chemicals associated with performance of diagnostic procedures (such as nuclear medicine scans. (GE.2, PG.4)

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