Sep 25, 2023
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.
Prerequisite(s): OFFT 2006 , concurrent enrollment in OFFT 2010 or equivalent, or instructor consent.
Recommendation: Concurrent enrollment in OFFT 2013 and OFFT 2041 .
- Signs and symptoms
- Treatment modalities
- Medical references
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- Describe the fundamental nature of disease.
- Describe the prevention, etiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic treatment modalities, and prognoses of common disease conditions
- Identify medical references to research common diseases and conditions to stay current with trends and developments in medicine.
- Discuss principles of infection.
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