Variations in physiological mechanisms that account for development of common disturbances in normal control and activities of body's organs and organ systems.
 Hours4.0 Credit, 4.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPDBIO 305; or PDBIO 362
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining PDBIO 365
Course Outcomes

Disease Prevention and Treatment

Students will exhibit an integrative understanding of the biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, cell biology, microbiology, environmental biology, and physiology related to the prevention, development, and treatment of common diseases.

Case Study Analysis

Students will demonstrate through case study analysis a command of problem solving skills related to the diagnosis and treatment of pathophysiological conditions.

Effective Communication

Pupils will manifest a command of the physiology and pathophysiological vocabulary necessary to effectively communicate with other biomedical professionals and the general public.

Pathophysiology and Ethics

Students will be able to articulate the ethical issues related to the treatment and prevention of pathophysiological conditions.

Respect for Human Body

Students will manifest an increase in their respect for the human body and adopt a life style consistent with this respect.