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NURĀ 347. Pathophysiology for Professional Nursing Practice for RNs. 3 Hours.

This course builds on basic anatomy and physiology to provide the adult learner with an opportunity to apply previously learned principles in explaining physiologic adaptations to pathogenic changes for the purpose of enhancing nursing care of patients. The first part of the course emphasizes the basic concepts of pathophysiology: cellular level of response, genetic alterations, fluid and electrolytes, acid-base balance, and immune response. The second part of the course focuses on the application of the basic concepts to body systems and disease processes. The relationship between pathophysiologic concepts and nursing care of clients will be emphasized throughout the course. Admission to the RN Mobility Program required.

School of Nursing

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...successful completion of NUR 474 , NUR 475 , NUR 381 , and NUR 347 . 2 Students may...