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CMA 103 - Medical Terminology & Body Systems 3 Public Deposited
This course prepares the student to list major specialties in medicine, allied health, and their qualifications as well as their contribution to the overall health care system. The student will be able to discuss acute and chronic body system diseases, processes, and failures addressed by these major specialties and branches of allied health, as well as common treatment modalities for each system and how these might change throughout the lifespan. Course Outcomes: 1. Describe the normal scope of practice of the following disciplines: a. Pediatrics b. Diagnostic Imaging c. Oncology d. Pharmacology e. Mental Health f. Gerontology 2. Analyze treatment modalities and diagnostic measures for the following disciplines: a. Pediatrics b. Diagnostic Imaging c. Oncology d. Pharmacology e. Mental Health f. Gerontology 3. Demonstrate the coordination of necessary care planning for chronic disease management in all body systems.