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NURS 7672 Advanced Pathophysiology Across the Life Span (Fall/Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course focuses on the processes that underlie diseases and dysfunctions that affect individuals across the lifespan. The emphasis is on central concepts of pathophysiology, including alterations in cellular communication, genetic mechanisms, homeostasis, cell growth regulation, metabolism, immunity, and inflammation. These concepts are then applied in a systematic survey of diseases within body systems. Current research, clinical examples, and application to advanced nursing practice are incorporated throughout the course.


Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: Baccalaureate degree in nursing, enrollment in graduate program in School of Nursing or permission of the instructor.

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Last Updated: 25-Feb-14