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2020-2021 Course Catalog 
2020-2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OFFT 2012 - Medical Office: Disease Concepts

Credits: 2
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab 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. This course requires completion of or to be concurrently enrolled in OFFT 2010.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: Concurrently enrolled in OFFT 2010  and OFFT 2013 .

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.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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