HealthCenter21: Diseases & Disorders

This module provides an overview of various diseases and disorders, explaining the definition, etiology, pathology, presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. This module can be used as an expansion of the Anatomy and Physiology module.

 

Unit: Module Introduction


Description
In this unit, students will learn about: expectations for the rest of the module as it defines common terms, explains the format of the remaining units, and describes the project they may be required to complete. 

Lessons
  1. Introduction to Diseases and Disorders 
  2. Quiz

 

Unit: Multiple Sclerosis


Description
In this unit, students will learn about: Multiple Sclerosis as they review its history, causes, risk-factors, and the course the disease usually takes within the body. They learn about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, lifestyle effects and long-term expectations. 

Lessons
  1. Introduction to Multiple Sclerosis 
  2. Etiology and Pathology 
  3. Presentation and Diagnosis 
  4. Treatment and Prognosis 
  5. Quiz

 

Unit: Parkinson's Disease


Description
In this unit, students will learn about: how Parkinson's affects the nervous system and explain the definition, etiology, pathology, presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. 

Lessons
  1. Introduction to Parkinson's Disease 
  2. Etiology and Pathology 
  3. Presentation and Diagnosis 
  4. Treatment and Prognosis 
  5. Quiz

 

Unit: Diseases and Disorders Research


Description
In this activity, students can work individually or in a group to research a disease or disorder. The students can then create a presentation that can be given in front of the class.

 

Unit: Current Event


Description
Students will review articles for information related to a topic in the module. Once an article is found, students complete a Current Event form.

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