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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Detailed, Engaging Content.

Web-based audio-visual content introduces students to pathophysiologic characteristics of major diseases and their diagnosis and treatment.

Easily Accessible.

Our Survey of Human Disease online course is accessible 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.

Supplemental Learning.

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:

Communicable Diseases
Diagnosis and Treatment
And more…

Multi-media lectures

High-quality medical and scientific images illustrate concepts as lectures written by Dr. Siegfred Fagerberg and professionally voiced guide students through the lesson.

Interactive flashcards

Students can review medical terms and word parts using banks of hundreds of illustrated and flippable cards. All medical terminology flashcards 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.