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NURS-1308 - Pathophys Through Lifespan

This course is designed for students pursuing a career in nursing or other health related fields. Students are introduced to concepts related to mechanisms of the disease process. Foundational concepts of inflammation, immunity, infection and neoplastic alterations are applied to each body system. The relationship of signs and symptoms to specific diseases are discussed. Students will become familiar with terminology directly associated with disease process, i.e, etiology, diagnosis, prognosis, etc. Disease concepts will include specific applications throughout the lifespan, including developmental and genetic alterations. Effects of aging are explained. Students will identify common diagnostic and treatment modalities.
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Subject
NURS-Associate Degree Nursing
Department
Associate Degree Nursing
Credits
6
Prerequisites
  • Take BIOS-1140 BIOS-2130 CHEM-1050 BIOS-1110
Corequisites
None
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