Jun 13, 2024  
Fall 2020 - Summer 2021 Course Catalog 
Fall 2020 - Summer 2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 160 - Basic Pathophysiology

3 credits

Pathophysiology introduces the student to the functional changes that occur in the body in response to injury or disease, including the physical and clinical manifestations, laboratory findings, diagnostic tests, and treatment strategies. The course covers the pathophysiology of all body systems with emphasis on inflammatory and infectious disease, neoplasia, congenital and genetic disorders, immunologic and endocrine dysfunction, fluid and electrolyte imbalances. 

Prerequisites: BIOL 109 - Basic Anatomy and Physiology Lecture and Lab  OR BIOL 121 - Anatomy and Physiology 1 (and Lab)  and BIOL 123 - Anatomy and Physiology 2 (and Lab)  AND HCTAL 101 - Medical Terminology