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.

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Remote Instruction
Starting at $740.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you will 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 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Wait List
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Wednesday 6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Ryan Williams
373029
Fee:
$740.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: April 8, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 15, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Apr 1, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Apr 8, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Apr 15, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Apr 22, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Apr 29, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed May 6, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed May 13, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed May 20, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed May 27, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jun 3, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jun 10, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online

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