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Course Details

Course Code: SCIN255 Course ID: 4908 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course introduces students to the fundamental physiological principles of disease and injury and the mechanisms and use of drugs in the care and treatment of humans. It is intended to prepare students for careers in the health sciences and healthcare systems (medical assisting, medical technology, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy, health information management, medical coding, etc.). Initial lessons provide an overview of cellular injury, inflammation, immunity, drug naming, classification, and common mechanisms of drug action. Later lessons examine the common diseases and medications affecting each organ system. (Prerequisite: HIMA100)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 02/26/2023 November Fall 2022 Session K 16 Week session

Current Syllabi

Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Book Title:Principles of Pathophysiology and Pharmacology (custom combo) - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom
Publication Info:VS-Cengage
Author: No Author Specified
Electronic ISBN:9781337792127
Electronic Unit Cost:$32.00

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.