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Nursing: Pathophysiology

NURS 120 OL1 (CRN: 61938)

3 Credit Hours

About NURS 120 OL1

This course is designed to provide the student with a comprehensive foundation in pathophysiology. The phenomena that result in dysfunction in human physiologic response will be examined. Prerequisites: ANPS 019, ANPS 020; MMG 065, MMG 101 or MLRS 054, MLRS 056 recommended.

Notes

Dates: May 20 - August 9, 2019

Section Description

This course is designed to provide the student with a comprehensive foundation in pathophysiology. The phenomena that result in dysfunction in human physiologic response will be examined within a holistic context across the lifespan. An understanding of the basic concepts underlying common pathways in disease is emphasized.

Section Expectation

Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course the student will be able to: 1. Discuss selected concepts and theories of pathophysiology 2. Describe adaptive and compensatory physiologic mechanisms. 3. Correlate the presentation of selected symptoms of illness to alterations in cellular, tissue and organ function. 4. Integrate the etiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, and clinical rational for treatment of selected illness states across the lifespan. 5. Describe the dynamic features of the illness-wellness context from a holistic perspective.

Evaluation

Quizzes Weekly 20% Exam I 25% Exam II 25% Final Exam 30% 100%

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Location

Online Course (View Campus Map)