INTRODUCTION TO PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

BIO* 201

This course provides students with a basic understanding of pathophysiology
– the study of the functional changes of systems in the human body that occur
due to a disease or syndrome. This course is based on illness and disease within a
systems framework across the lifespan. This course covers the basic terminology
of the disease process, disease etiology, physical signs and symptoms of disease
state, and an entry level understanding of diagnostic methods and treatment
modalities. Prerequisites: MED 125 (formerly BOT* 180) and BIO* 115, or
permission of the Instructor or Department Chair.