Doctorate in Educational Leadership {23-24} - Pathophysiology,Pharmacology,Physical Assessment for Health Professions II

Course Code
NURS 636  Credits
Title Pathophysiology,Pharmacology,Physical Assessment for Health Professions II 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course is the second of a two-course series that integrates health histories, research-based biopsychosocial assessments, pharmacology, and physiology/pathophysiology. Concepts addressed in this course include neuronal-hormonal-metabolic regulation, ventilation-perfusion, nutrition, elimination, and multi-system organ failure including end of life care. The lifespan approach will (a) strengthen the health professional’s scientific foundation for practice; (b) facilitate understanding of nursing and health-related information to teach students, patients and caregivers; (c) facilitate inter-professional collaboration; and (d) improve health care across a wide variety of settings. Students will complete health histories and physical exams using a variety of methods including digital simulation.