Sep 18, 2020
HIM 312 - Pathophysiology
This course is designed to examine alterations in functions affecting individuals across the lifespan. The student will explore pathophysiological concepts utilizing biology, microbiology, and physiological sciences as a basis for the student approach. The scientific approach will provide a further understanding of the mechanisms of disease, and students will incorporate critical thinking skills with practical application. The course provides a comprehensive nursing approach to common alterations in body systems.
Prerequisites & Notes
Anatomy & Physiology, HIM 210
- Assignments: 5 Units
- Interactivity: Discussion Board
Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:
- Define the terminology and the pathological processes throughout the course.
- Describe the normal structure and function of cell, tissue, organ, and body systems.
- Correlate normal body functioning to physiologic changes that occur as a result of disease processes.
- Apply the sciences of pathophysiology to common system disorders across the lifespan.
- Utilize the nursing process, critical-thinking skills, experience, and basic concepts of pathophysiology to case studies/activities.
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