This class covers human anatomy and physiology, normal body system functions and diseases and disorders of those systems. You will study standards required of health workers, including ethical and legal responsibilities, safety, HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) rules, infection control, body mechanics, transporting duties, and advanced terminology. You will learn about health care delivery systems, regulatory agencies, research, current technology, and socioeconomic issues affecting health care. Body Systems and Disorders trains students on human anatomy and physiology, normal function of body systems, and associated pathologies. Students learn advanced medical terminology as applied to diseases, disorders, and medical interventions. The course includes in depth instruction on the respiratory, genitourinary, cardiovascular/ circulatory, immune, endocrine, gastrointestinal, nervous, and musculoskeletal systems. Study includes cell physiology, diseases and disorders, as well as health maintenance. This course articulates with local community colleges.
Requested competency code:
- Lab Science