This course focuses on advanced physiologic and pathophysiologic mechanisms underlying human responses to disease or illness across the lifespan. Students will build on knowledge of advanced physiology. Competence Statement: Knows the principles of pathophysiological changes well enough to recognize the signs and symptoms of disease states.
- Discuss clinically important cellular processes.
- Discuss normal physiologic mechanism for maintenance of homeostasis.
- Predict the system specific signs and symptoms that result when the body is not able to maintain homeostasis.
- Apply concepts of pathophysiology to illness related case studies.