MDCA1313 : General Patient Care, Skeletal and Muscular Systems

This course will provide an overview of the medical terminology, diseases, and disorders of the skeletal, muscular, integumentary systems. Students will explore the anatomy and physiology of each system along with learning the diagnostic procedures and various treatment resolutions. They will gain an understanding of medical asepsis, first aid and rehabilitative procedures. They will also learn and engage in role playing ethical behaviors and positive communication styles. Students will learn how to apply their critical thinking and clinical skills to prepare them for work in a professional healthcare setting and in the community. In addition, students will learn essential skills in teamwork, effective communication, conflict resolution, and how to recognize signs of drug use.


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