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SCIN255 - Principles of Pathophysiology and Pharmacology


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





Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 06/23/19 Winter 2019 Session C - 16 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 07/21/19 Spring 2019 Session A - 16 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 09/22/19 Spring 2019 Session C - 16 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 11/24/19 Summer 2019 Session K - 16 Week session

Course Materials

Book Title: Principles of Pathophysiology and Pharmacology (custom combo) - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom; hard copy not available from the bookstore.
Publication Info: VS-Cengage
Author: No Author Specified
Unit Cost: N/A
Electronic ISBN: 9781337792127
Electronic Unit Cost: $32.00