This pathophysiology course focuses on high acuity with medical-surgical health conditions requiring complex care. Students draw on existing knowledge of human anatomy and physiology by examining pathophysiological states. Physiologic changes and responses to trauma, surgery and acute medical illnesses are addressed encompassing the effects of illness on selected body systems and functions. Related microbiology, immunology and pharmacology content is integrated throughout to reflect the interrelated and holistic nature of the body's response to illness.
This course is part of the full-time Nursing (BScN) Advanced Entry, Nursing (BScN) Year 1 Entry Programs.
Course code: NURS 3262
Length: 60 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.