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NURS 508 Pathophysiological Processes for Nurse Practitioners
- This course is restricted to students in one of these faculties: GRAD
|Status||Section||Activity||Term||Interval||Days||Start Time||End Time||Comments|
|Full||NURS 508 99A||Web-Oriented Course||A|
******* IF course is FULL please contact School of Nursing Student Support Office (email@example.com) ******* Seats in course are restricted to MN-NP Students only. All other students must contact firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain permission to register in the course.
The purpose of this course is to provide the students' with the theory and knowledge necessary to understand human physiological responses in health and illness. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the normal anatomy and physiology, the pathophysiology and the adaptive responses underlying common acute and chronic conditions found in the Canadian population. In addition, the influence of age, gender, ethnic background and socioeconomic status will be reviewed for the selected illnesses. The course will involve classroom instruction, clinical case study discussions and take-home assignments. Lecture topics and case studies are chosen on the basis of common causes of mortality and morbidity for Canadians.