Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology – PATH 2200 (60 hours)

This course introduces students to a basic understanding of the causes, natural history, and pathophysiology of common disease processes.

Infectious Diseases and Infection Control

1 Describe the role of microorganisms in infectious diseases.

2 Describe immunity and mechanisms of host resistance.

3 Describe the principles of infection control, and the effects of antibiotics and vaccines.
Dysfunctions and Common Diseases

1 Identify causal factors of the common diseases.

2 Describe the processes of tissue damage, inflammation and healing.

3 Identify signs and symptoms of common diseases.

4 Describe biomedical disease classification systems.