Pathophysiology Acute Illness (NURS 2162)

This course broadens the study of pathophysiology to encompass acute disorders. Students build on existing knowledge of human anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology by examining altered functions for selected body systems. Pertinent microbiology, immunology, epidemiology, pharmacology, diagnostic content and nursing interventions are integrated to reflect the interrelated and holistic nature of the body’s responses to illness and healing for clients in acute care. Students use a process of critical inquiry to support evidence-informed practice as they engage with course material.
Course code: NURS 2162
Credits: 2.0
Tuition: $0*
Length: 30 hours
Course outline: view https://www.vcc.ca/cfm-files/course-outline.cfm?subject=NURS&number=2162
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