Disease Processes and Treatment

This concurrent credit course covers disease processes and drug therapy used to treat commonly found pathological conditions. Normal anatomy and physiology of each body system is reviewed and conditions that disrupt homeostasis are examined. Conditions considered are both acquired and congenital. Diagnostic methods, management, treatment modalities, and prognoses are discussed. Classifications of drugs are introduced and the various groups of pharmacologic agents, their actions; absorption, metabolism and excretion; and reasons for use are covered.                                                 
FRCC:  HPR 232 - Disease Processes and Treatment **These are Front Range Community College classes taught at CDC and require a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.**  

Course Subject
Course Number
CTE 9524
Grade Level
10-12
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Prerequisite
CTE 9515 & CTE 9516 & CTE 9517
Course Fee
$10.00 HOSA Membership