MSN 6609 Advanced Concepts in Pathophysiology and Pharmacology

(Includes 20 Clinical Hours - Clinical Clearance Must be Completed Prior to Start of Course)

This course focuses on advanced concepts of normal physiology of major body systems and highlights relationships among systems.  Knowledge of normal physiology provides the students with a basis for interpreting health deviations.  Variations from normal and pathophysiologic processes across the life span are presented.  Classifications of pharmaceuticals are examined in relation to indication for use and evidence of efficacy.  Side effects, idiosyncratic effects, interactions, and allergic reactions are described.  Client teaching and counseling are addressed with attention to elements promoting a positive response to therapy.




MSN 6502