NS-621 Pathophysiology

Prerequisites: Baccalaureate degree and completion of all program pre-requisites. This course provides an overview of pathophysiological processes common to many diseases that afflict humans. Major pathophysiological concepts are explored using a body systems approach. Theories relating to etiology, pathogenesis and clinical manifestations are used to study common disease processes. Selected disease models and case studies will be used as examples. Concepts from anatomy and physiology courses provide the foundation for exploring human dysfunction.