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BIOL 368. Introductory Pathophysiology

Credits: 3
Department: Biology
Description: Lectures and group discussion will be utilized to present concepts of pathophysiology. Will study models of normal physiology and changes that occur with stress and disease. Designed for students interested in allied health professions such as nursing.
Prerequisites: BIOL 202, BIOL 204, CHEM 141
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: Prereq.: 202, 204; CHEM 141.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Distinguish between normal and abnormal function of most human physiological systems (central and peripheral nervous, cardiovascular, immune, gastrointestinal, renal, endocrine, reproductive, respiratory, skeletomuscular).
2. Examine the disease process, define pathogenesis, and classify possible diagnostic techniques.
3. Examine the body's response to injury, differentiate acute and chronic inflammation and classify healing potential based on a tissue's ability to regenerate.
4. Differentiate between normal and abnormal tissue growth (neoplasia).






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