Metropolitan State University

NURS 362 : Applied Pathophysiology for Nursing II

A. Course Description
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: NURS 280 Chronic and Palliative Care AND
NURS 282 Pharmacology and the Role of the Nurse AND
NURS 285 Applied Pathophysiology for Nursing I  
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
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.
B. Course Effective Dates: 05/10/2014 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Utilizes theories and concepts from the sciences to expand understanding of the human pathophysiological experience.
  2. Incorporate theory and research utilizing and prioritizing data from multiple relevant sources.
  3. Explain the common mechanisms of acute/complex disease progression in the human body.
  4. Analyze protective and predictive factors including genetics which influence the heath of clients.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
Corequisites: NURS 361 AND NURS 364.