Overview & Objectives


Disease and Disorders covers six topics:

  • Epidemiology and Public Health
  • Noncommunicable Diseases and Disorders
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Communicable (Infectious) Diseases
  • Immunity and Immunizations


  • examine and discuss the role of epidemiology in public health
  • recognize, examine and formulate the importance of immunization
  • identify the major means of transmission for communicable diseases
  • identify and examine immunizations in relationship to immunity
  • differentiate the major classifications of communicable and non-communicable diseases