NURS 362

Applied Pathophysiology for Nursing II

2 Undergraduate credits
Effective May 10, 2014 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

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 & Complex Care to provide a comprehensive understanding of disease processes.

Special information

Corequisites: NURS 361 AND NURS 364.

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.

Fall 2020

Section Title Instructor
01 Applied Pathophysiology for Nursing II Bergstedt, Tracy L Course details