Introduction to Pathophysiology: Disease States in the Human Body

PHYSCI X 459.10

An introductory course that provides an overview of the mechanisms and consequences of disease based on physiological dysfunction in the major organ systems.

Starting at $895.00
As few as 11 weeks

What you can learn.

  • Identify the interaction of human physiology and organ specific diseases
  • Explore signs and symptoms of cancer, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, and cardiovascular diseases
  • Identify the association between health-related behaviors and diseases

About this course:

This course is designed as an overview of the mechanisms and consequences of disease based on physiological dysfunction in the major organ systems. Each organ system is introduced by a brief and basic review covering normal structure and function, followed by the pathology and some common disorders of each system. Discussion includes common clinical presentations of disease and the mechanisms underlying signs and symptoms. Diseases covered include cardiovascular, cancer, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, hepatitis, infections, and diseases of the kidney and cardiovascular system (some topics may vary by quarter).

Spring 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
This section has no set meeting times.
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Instructor: Helder Araujo
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ENROLL BY: Apr 3, 2023
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Enrollment limited to 20 students. Enrollment deadline: April 7, 2023. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 07, 2023
Course Requirements
(Optional) Understanding Pathophysiology

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