This course explores the principles of human physiology and the pathologic processes that alter patient/client lines of defense and resistance. The course will provide the student with an understanding of structural adaptations and functional responses of cells, tissues, organs, and systems. The student will develop the ability to relate clinical manifestations to pathophysiologic changes. This course includes four credit hours of theory (60 clock-hours)and meets the requirements for a written communication course (see Communication Requirements in the Academic Section of the Academic Bulletin).
All prerequisite(s) must be completed with a minimum grade of C (2.00). DNRS 326 will suffice as a prerequisite.