Pathophysiology for Advanced Nursing Practice

NURS 501
4 Credits

This course in organ systems physiology is designed to integrate advanced physiology with pathophysiology and clinical implications across the lifespan for advanced nursing practice. Organ systems function and dysfunction from cell level through integrated organ levels will be presented, as well as the genetic basis of disease. An understanding of alterations in biological processes that affect the body’s dynamic equilibrium or homeostasis will be discussed allowing students to differentiate abnormal physiologic functions that result in illness.

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