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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIM 1440 - Pathophysiology and Pharmacotherapy for Allied Professionals


Credit Hours: 3.0

All prerequisite courses are required AND All corequisites courses are required.
Prerequisite(s): BSC2084, HSC2531 with minimum grade of C
Corequisite(s): HIM2722C


This course is designed to study the systematic approach to the basic disease processes in terms of etiology, symptomatology, general pathological changes, diagnostic procedures, and testing and types of treatment. This course will also teach general pharmacological concepts and principles, therapeutic drugs and indications, contraindications associated with drug therapy and medications related to body systems, common signs, symptoms, and side effects. The course reviews the FDA, drug schedules, common medications, adverse effects, and relevant laws. There is a focus on the relationship between pathophysiology, pharmacology and coding. The course must be passed with a grade of C or better. Note: Projects within the course may require use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Prezi, Access and the Internet.

Occupational (A.S. and A.A.S.)