HIM 1140  Pharmacology and Pathophysiology for HIM Professionals credits: 3

This course focuses on general principles, etiology and pathophysiology of human diseases and general pharmacology. A living body systems approach is utilized which includes basic anatomy, physiology, manifestations of disease states, and medical complications. Diagnostic procedures and treatment of each disease are investigated. The course will also explore the origins of words related to pharmacology, the naming of drugs, different routes of drug administration, uses of medications in relation to various disorders and diseases.

Admission to: (HIT-AS or MEDCD-CT and Permission of the Program: and Pre or Corequisite: HIM 1101 or Admission to: (HSA-BAS or HSA-GEN-AS with a minimum grade of C)