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HIT:104Basic Principles of Disease2

This course is an in-depth study of common pathological conditions of the human body. Course focus is on description of conditions and diseases of the organ systems including etiology, signs and symptoms, methods of diagnosis, and treatment. Expected student outcomes include ability to pronounce disease terminology, to analyze signs and symptoms in identifying disease entities and ability to describe appropriate diagnostic and treatment modalities. Communication skills and techniques for the workplace are emphasized throughout the course. Students should enroll in HIT 105 in the same semester. Corequisite: HIT 105. Prerequisites: BIO 207, BIO 208, HIT 101, and Reading Proficiency.