2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Sep 29, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog
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CMAC 108 - Human Body and Disease


Credit(s): 3
Contact Hours: 3

This course will introduce students to basic systems-based anatomy, physiology, and common pathology as it relates to the role of the Medical Assistant in the ambulatory and outpatient clinic environment in providing patient care. Specific diagnostic measures, and treatment modalities will be incorporated into learning activities based on body systems covered. Topics will include basic review of cells, tissues, organs, and the various body systems including: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, endocrine, nervous system, cardiology, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Officially accepted into the Certified Medical Assistant Certificate program and following the required sequence of courses, E, M and R. To progress in the program, the student must maintain a grade of C or better in Certified Medical Assistant program courses and demonstrate a minimum of 100% attainment of all psychomotor and affective domain competencies.



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