Pathophysiology of Complex Illness (NURS 3262)

This pathophysiology course focuses on high acuity with medical-surgical health conditions requiring complex care. 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 critical inquiry to support evidence-informed practice as they engage with course material.
Course code: NURS 3262
Credits: 2.0
Tuition: $0*
Length: 60.0 hours
Course outline: view https://www.vcc.ca/cfm-files/course-outline.cfm?subject=NURS&number=3262

Prerequisites

NURS 2160, NURS 2162, NURS 2265, NURS 2266, NURS 3160, NURS 3163, NURS 3164

Corequisites

NURS 3263
NURS 3264
NURS 3266
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