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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
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OFFT 2012 - Medical Office: Disease Concepts

Credits: 2
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course is intended for students interested in medical office careers. It is an overview of the language and nature of disease and its treatment. Students will study disease conditions organized by body systems for effective medical documentations.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): OFFT 2006 , concurrent enrollment in OFFT 2010  or equivalent, or instructor consent.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: Concurrent enrollment in OFFT 2013  and OFFT 2041 .

Major Content
  1. Etiology
  2. Signs and symptoms
  3. Treatment modalities
  4. Prognoses
  5. Prevention
  6. Medical references

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. Describe the fundamental nature of disease.
  2. Describe the prevention, etiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic treatment modalities, and prognoses of common disease conditions
  3. Identify medical references to research common diseases and conditions to stay current with trends and developments in medicine.
  4. Discuss principles of infection.

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