Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    Dec 10, 2023  
Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HINM 120 - Concepts of Disease

(TP/SS only) CE

A survey course designed specifically for students enrolled in health programs. General principles, classification, causes, and treatment of selected disease processes are presented. PREREQUISITE(S): Admission to the health information management program or the diagnostic medical sonography program, or consent of program coordinator; BIOL 130  and BIOL 131  or HINM 115 . Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Discuss basic alteration in cells and tissues.
  • Identify alterations in immunity, cellular proliferation, fluid and electrolyte balance, neuronal transmission, sensory function and pain perception, ventilation and diffusion, perfusion, nutrition and elimination.
  • Discuss degenerative changes in aging.
  • Recognize complex pathophysiologic concepts.

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