Accredited Survey of Human Disease Online Course

A functional foundation for disease.

This course is designed to provide the structural and functional characteristics of common and important diseases, as well as the principles of diagnosis and treatment. By understanding the anatomic and physiologic change of each disease, students understand the clinical methods of diagnosis, the manifestations of disease, and the appropriate method of treatment.

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Web-based audio-visual content introduces students to pathophysiologic characteristics of major diseases and their diagnosis and treatment.
This course is available on all desktops, laptops, tablets, and mobile devices. Students are able to learn at their own pace, while instructors can monitor progress with real-time tracking tools.
With each chapter, additional resources are provided to advance student learning. They reinforce concepts presented in the lectures.

Course Content

This course teaches human disease organized by body systems. Key structural and physiologic functions are introduced at the beginning of each lecture. Disease abnormalities are then developed from this foundation. Chapter topics include:

  • Heredity
  • Infection
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Immunity
  • Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Pregnancy
  • And more…

Multi-media lectures

Lectures written by Dr. James Van Elswyk explore the depth of human disease accompanied by images, diagrams and detailed illustrations.

Interactive flashcards

Students can review concepts using interactive flashcards. All cards are printable and mobile-compatible for on-the-go learning.


Chapter and cumulative reviews help students test comprehension and retention in preparation for exams and real-world applications.

Timed exams

Configurable and flexible timed exams make testing a trouble-free process for instructors and students. To help ensure exam integrity, we offer the Caduceus Proctoring service.

Caduceus International Publishing provides top-quality interactive health science curriculum to colleges, universities and institutions wherever they are needed.

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