Jun 15, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FNP 601 - Advanced Pathophysiology

(3 credits)
In this course, advanced practice nursing students are presented with current developments in cellular pathophysiology, genetics, and common genetic diseases, epigenetics and disease, and variations in etiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology and clinical manifestation of disease across gender and the lifespan. The course will include central concepts of pathophysiology of cells and tissues, alterations in immunity and inflammation, infection, stress and disease, and underlying processes of disease. Concepts will include variations across gender, the lifespan, and vulnerable populations. Best available evidence regarding pathological changes in selected disease states and physiologic responses to illness and treatment modalities as well as physiological responses to the integration of disease prevention and health promotion interventions will be discussed. Spring.