Nursing - Pathophysiology,Pharmacology,Physical Assessment-Nurse Educator I

Course Code
NURS 635  Credits
Title Pathophysiology,Pharmacology,Physical Assessment-Nurse Educator I 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course is the first of a two-course series that integrates health histories, research-based biopsychosocial assessments, pharmacology, and physiology/pathophysiology. Concepts addressed in this course include cellular function, inflammation, immunity, infections, maladaptive processes, genetics, and fluid/electrolyte regulation. The lifespan approach will (a) strengthen the nurse educator’s scientific background; (b) facilitate understanding of nursing and health-related information to teach students, patients, and caregivers; (c) facilitate inter-professional collaboration; and (d) improve nursing care across a wide variety of settings.