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Undergraduate Course Details
Number NUR 440A
Title Pathophysiology
Credits 4.0
Prerequisites BIO200 and BIO201 or permission of Instructor


The course explores the open system of unitary human beings concerned with disruptions in structure and function, changes in pattern and organization, and manifestations of these changes and disruptions. Concepts to be covered are cellular dynamics, fluid and electrolyte, acid-base patterns, principles of immunology, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, neurologic, metabolic, intestinal, and musculoskeletal human response patterns. In addition, pharmacological and nutritional patterns will be integrated with each human response pattern.. Four lecture hours per week. Required of students in the RN to BSN Program and second degree accelerated programs. Not open to students who have taken NUR440.