NUR 550: Path Bases Adv Nur Pract

Interrelationship of human systems and illness effects on the individual as a whole. Students examine prototypic concepts and patterns related to clinical physiology using current texts and research literature. The pathophysiology of various body processes such as oxygenation, perfusion, digestion, elimination, and defense are considered. Prototypic diseases relative to each system are discussed as well as selected physiologic responses to treatment modalities. The dynamics of stress, ischemia, dyspnea, and pain are presented, Students analyze the physiological problems of clients in depth.