Continuing/Workforce Education - Spring 2014 Schedule
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MEDICAL CODING - MEDICAL TERMINOLOGYEligible for Financial AidFOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 214 860-5935

Course and Section Number

Day

Date

Time

Hours

Room

Fee

Instructor

HPRS 1006 52111
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

T R

2/114/15

6:00p-9:00p

48

P 224

$279

TBA

A study of medical terminology, word origin, structure, and application.

Successful students will be able to: define, pronounce, and spell medical terms with the use of medical references as resource tools; utilize terms in context; analyze medical terms; examine word origin and structure through the introduction of prefixes, suffixes, root words, plurals, abbreviations and symbols.

Medical Terminology is a prerequisite for all other courses in the Medical Coding sequence.  It is foundational for studies in other allied health areas as well.

No class February 6 or March 11-13.

SCIT 1007 52121
ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

M W

2/03-4/02

6:00p9:00p

48

P 223

$279

TBA

An applied systematic study of the structure and function of the human body designed for students considering a career in the health field. Includes anatomical terminology, cells, tissues, and the following systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, and endocrine. Emphasis on homeostasis

Successful students will be able to: identify the structure and explain the function of cells and tissue; identify the components and explain the physiological mechanisms of the following body systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, and endocrine; and apply anatomical terminology to describe the processes these systems use to maintain homeostasis of the human body.
Prerequisite: Medical Terminology

No class March 10-12.

HPRS 2001 52131
PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

T R

1/28-3/04

6:00p9:00p

32

P 228

$189

TBA

Study of the pathology and general health management of diseases and injuries across the life span. Topics include etiology, symptoms, and the physical and psychological reactions to diseases and injuries.

Successful students will be able to:  distinguish environmental factors, physical, psychosocial, and cognitive characteristics of various diseases and conditions; and identify implications of therapeutic interventions for diseases and conditions.

Prerequisites: Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology

No class February 6. Class March 4 is 6:00-8:00 p.m.

HITT 1049 53141
PHARMACOLOGY

T R

3/25-4/29

6:00p9:00p

32

P 225

$189

TBA

Overview of the basic concepts of the pharmacological treatment of various diseases affecting major body systems.

Successful students will be able to: identify the drugs associated with the treatment process, and examine drug therapy.

Prerequisites: Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, Pathophysiology
Class April 29 is 6:00-8:00 p.m.