NURS 301

Applied Pathophysiology in Nursing

Nursing College of Nursing

Course Description

3-credit, in-person didactic course integrates knowledge from physiology, chemistry, microbiology, and nursing care in learning new knowledge about pathophysiology, disease processes, evidence-based health care interventions, and implications for nursing care for all body organ systems.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

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Knowledge application

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate a working understanding of basic cell anatomy and physiology.

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Knowledge application

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate a working understanding of cell adaptation to disease or trauma and the commonalities of abnormal cell division (neoplasms).

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Pathophysiology application to nursing and patient care

Learning Outcome

Apply basic principles of inflammation as a body defense system, infection and how it affects body system responses (such as WBCs) and wound healing.

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Pathophysiology application to nursing and patient care

Learning Outcome

Interpret basic understanding of congenital and genetic disorders, blood diseases, and cellular fluid shifts.

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Pathophysiology application to nursing and patient care

Learning Outcome

Analyze the pathophysiological basis of common diseases noted in the following systems: respiratory, cardiovascular, endocrine, renal, digestive, and neurological.