2020 - 2021 Graduate Bulletin


Course Description

NU 552 Advanced Pathophysiology 3 cr. (3-0-0)

  • Graded: A/F
  • Prerequisite: Admission to the graduate nursing program or consent of the instructor.

The focus of this course is the application of advanced pathophysiologic concepts for frequently encountered conditions in clinical practice.  It provides an in-depth analysis of epidemiology, risk factors, etiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and laboratory tests for selected acute and chronic illnesses across the life span. This is not an introductory course.  It is expected that students already have a basic understanding of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, physical assessment, laboratory testing, and pharmacology.