MED 115 : Anatomy & Pathophysiology for Medical Assistants II

This course continues to instruct students in the anatomy and pathophysiology of the human body using a body systems approach. Emphasis is placed on the study of multiple organ system diseases, infectious diseases, and microbiology. This course has a laboratory component. NOTE: Students need to have entry codes to register.

Course Outcomes

  1. Identify common pathology related to each body system including:
  2. a. signs
  3. b. symptoms
  4. c. etiology
  5. Analyze pathology for each body system including:
  6. a. diagnostic measures
  7. b. treatment modalities
  8. Perform a quality control measure
  9. Obtain specimens and perform:
  10. a. CLIA waived hematology test
  11. b. CLIA waived chemistry test
  12. c. CLIA waived urinalysis
  13. d. CLIA waived immunology test
  14. e. CLIA waived microbiology test
  15. Maintain lab test results using flow sheets
  16. Describe dietary nutrients including:
  17. a. carbohydrates
  18. b. fat
  19. c. protein
  20. d. minerals
  21. e. electrolytes
  22. f. vitamins
  23. g. fiber
  24. h. water
  25. Define the function of dietary supplements
  26. Identify the special dietary needs for:
  27. a. weight control
  28. b. diabetes
  29. c. cardiovascular disease
  30. d. hypertension
  31. e. cancer
  32. f. lactose sensitivity
  33. g. gluten-free
  34. h. food allergies
  35. Instruct a patient according to patient’s special dietary needs
  36. Show awareness of patient’s concerns regarding a dietary change