Pathophysiology of Chronic Disease (NURS 1262)

This course continues the study of pathophysiology with a focus on chronic health disorders. 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. Students use a process of critical inquiry to support evidence-informed practice as they engage with course material.
Course code: NURS 1262
Credits: 2.0
Length: 30.0 hours
Course outline: view https://www.vcc.ca/vccphp/courseoutline?subject=NURS&number=1262

Prerequisites

NURS 1162

Corequisites

NURS 1260 NURS 1261 NURS 1263 NURS 1264
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