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NS3320D - Pathophysiologic Concepts I - 4 Credits

This online course introduces the concepts of pathophysiologic processes underlying disease states across the lifespan and human responses to those processes. As a basis for beginning nursing practice, students will link manifestations, diagnostic studies, complications, and disease management to specific disease states and pathologic processes. The focus is on specific processes involving stress response, immune function, cellular proliferation, fluid and electrolyte balance, acid-base imbalance, and selected body system disorders including renal, gastrointestinal, liver/biliary, endocrine, hematologic, integumentary, genetics, and reproduction.

Prerequisites: SC1232 and SC1332

Delivery: online