Course Information

Medical Spec and Pathophysiology (MCO 150)

Term: 2014-2015 Fall Semester


MCO 150 Medical Specialties and Pathophysiology
4 Credits (4 Lecture, 0 Lab, 0 Shop)
4 Hrs/Wk (4 Hrs. Lecture) * 15 Weeks
The focus of this course will be on the pathophysiology of disease in different organ systems. This course will also include basic pharmacology as well as building on the anatomy and physiology discussed in Medical Terminology. Topics covered will include cells and cellular metabolism, study of disease, inflammation and tissue repair, the respiratory (ventilation) system, the circulatory system (perfusion), nutrition and the digestive system and the elimination systems, as well as some of the medications and treatments associated with these systems. Prerequisites: MET 111