Maricopa Community Colleges  HCR240AA   19996-19996 
Official Course Description:   MCCCD Approval:  12/14/99  
HCR240AA     19996-19996 LEC 2 Credit(s) 2 Period(s)
Human Pathophysiology I
Emphasis on the physiologic and biological manifestations of disease. Includes concepts in the sciences and explores how alterations in structure and function disrupts the human body as a whole. Prerequisites: BIO201 and BIO202.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
HCR240AA   19996-19996 Human Pathophysiology I
1. Describe altered development in children and older adults. (I)
2. Explain how altered cellular function and growth impacts wound healing and development of neoplasms. (II)
3. Describe altered mechanisms of immunity and inflammation. (III)
4. Explain how altered fluid and electrolyte balance impacts select physiologic systems. (IV)
5. Describe specific alterations of the respiratory system to include respiratory tract infections, neoplasms, and childhood disorders. (V)
6. Describe specific alterations of the musculoskeletal system to include trauma, infections, congenital and rheumatic disorders. (VI)
7. Explain altered functioning of the special senses to include vision, and hearing. (VII)
8. Describe altered functioning of the integumentary system. (VIII)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
HCR240AA   19996-19996 Human Pathophysiology I
    I. Altered Development
        A. Concepts of altered health in children
        B. Concepts of altered health in older adults
      II. Alterations in Cellular Function and Growth
          A. Cellular adaptation
          B. Cellular injury and death
          C. Wound healing
          D. Cellular differentiation: Neoplasia
        III. Alterations in Immunity and Inflammation
            A. Alterations in the immune response
            B. Immunity and inflammation
            C. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
          IV. Alterations in Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
              A. Fluid and electrolyte imbalances
              B. Acid-base imbalances
            V. Alterations in Respiratory Function
                A. Respiratory tract infections, neoplasms and childhood disorders
                B. Alterations in ventilation and gas exchange
              VI. Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function
                  A. Trauma and infections
                  B. Congenital disorders, metabolic bone disease neoplasms
                  C. Rheumatic disorders
                VII. Alterations in Special Senses
                    A. Vision
                    B. Hearing and vestibular function
                  VIII. Alterations in Integumentary Function
                      A. Skin disorders
                      B. Nevi and skin cancer
                      C. Burns
                      D. Age-related skin manifestations
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