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NURS 362 Applied Pathophysiology for Nursing II

This course will facilitate ongoing critical thinking and analysis of pathophysiological concepts. Emphasis will be on interpretation and prioritization of data resulting from environmental, genetic, and stress-related maladaptations. This course complements the selected topics addressed in Acute and Complex Care to provide a comprehensive understanding of disease processes.


Special information

Corequisites: NURS 361 AND NURS 364.
2 Undergraduate credits

Effective May 10, 2014 to present

Learning outcomes


  • Utilizes theories and concepts from the sciences to expand understanding of the human pathophysiological experience.
  • Incorporate theory and research utilizing and prioritizing data from multiple relevant sources.
  • Explain the common mechanisms of acute/complex disease progression in the human body.
  • Analyze protective and predictive factors including genetics which influence the heath of clients.