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  College of Nursing 2010–2012 Master of Science Program Science Courses  

Science Courses

26:120:528 Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (3) Practical, clinically oriented introduction to topics relevant to the immune system and infectious diseases in acutely ill adult patients. Provides students in the Acute Care track with an understanding of basic biology of microbial pathogens and mechanisms by which they cause disease. Signs and symptoms of major infectious diseases discussed. Where relevant, consideration given to sociocultural aspects of disease states. Prerequisite: General biochemistry at the baccalaureate level.
26:120:540 Advanced Human Physiology and Pathophysiology II (3) Using body-systems approach, focuses on major pathological alterations that must be managed in critical-care setting for clients who are hemodynamically unstable and technologically dependent. Discusses sociocultural influences on management of disease states, especially for vulnerable populations.The course is required for students in the Acute Care track.
Prerequisite: 26:120:547.
26:120:547 Advanced Pathophysiology (3) Examination of pathogenesis of major conditions affecting humans across the life span and their clinical management. Integration of laboratory and diagnostic data, as well as client assessment.
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