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MEDA 120
Human Body Structure and Function in Health and Disease II


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

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Lecture Hours:50


Description
Second of two human structure and function classes for the Medical Assisting program. Included is a discussion of the anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system, hemodynamics, the heart, circulation and blood vessels, immunity and the lymphatic system, respiratory system, urinary system, and reproductive system. Common diagnostic tests/treatments, pharmacological agents, and possible prognoses for common disease processes are included. Prerequisite: MEDA 110.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify and discuss the life functions of the cardiac and circulatory systems, endocrine, lymphatic, pulmonary, urinary, and reproductive systems
  • Discuss common disease processes, diagnostic procedures, treatments and prognoses for each of the above body systems
  • Identify and discuss common pharmaceutical agents used for select disease processes

  • Course Topics
  • Structure and function of the endocrine system
  • Common disorders, prognosis, and treatment, including pharmacological agents, of the endocrine system
  • Components and function of blood and the circulatory system
  • Common disorders, prognosis, and treatment, including pharmacological agents, of blood and the circulatory system
  • Structure, components and function of the lymphatic system
  • Common disorders, prognosis, and treatment, including pharmacological agents, of the lymphatic system
  • Structure and function of the pulmonary system
  • Common disorders, prognosis, and treatment, including pharmacological agents, of the pulmonary system
  • Structure and function of the urinary system
  • Common disorders, prognosis, and treatment, including pharmacological agents, of the urinary system
  • Structure and function of the reproductive system
  • Common disorders, prognosis, and treatment, including pharmacological agents, of the reproductive system
  • Structure and function of the urinary system
  • Common disorders, prognosis, and treatment, including pharmacological agents, of the urinary system
  • Structure and function of the reproductive system
  • Common disorders, prognosis, and treatment, including pharmacological agents, of the reproductive system

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    Two Year Projected Schedule

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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
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    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.