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NURS 245 - Pathophysiology

Prerequisite: BIOLCHEM 212 and NURS 210 and 211

Credits: 6

This course presents mechanisms and theories related to the development of disease and conditions of the human body throughout the life span. Emphasis is placed on common diseases and conditions related to functional health patterns. Cellular and system wide involvement of disease are emphasized. Students will examine relationships among heredity (genetics), age, physical mobility, lifestyle, and culture and disease and pathophysiology. Principles of microbiology concerning disease transmission and immunological responses have been integrated into this course.

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