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2017-2018 Online Catalog 
2017-2018 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ALH 201 - Pathophysiology & Health Care

This course will introduce the student to the mechanisms of health and human disease. Students will be introduced to factors influencing health and the promotion and maintenance of wellness. An overview will be provided of the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of major diseases, along with how to apply this knowledge as an allied health care practitioner. Focus will be placed on the most common clinical conditions likely to be encountered by health care professionals. Classification, symptoms, and terminology will be discussed.
Prerequisite: College-entry level competency in English and Math.
3 lecture hours per week.
3 credit hours.