||This course is designed to present an introduction to physiologic (functional) changes in the body that result from illness and disease. It is intended to enable the student to understand how and why the signs and symptoms of selected conditions appear. Understanding the complexity of disease and illness will guide the student in their professional role in recognition of potential complications of a condition, recognition of untoward reactions to interventions and treatments, and/or recognition of the potential to decrease the incidence of the condition and improve client care outcomes. Understanding the pathophysiology of disease and illness will allow the student to consider the ethical, social, and legal basis of how this knowledge leads to new and sometimes controversial scientific developments. This course will use asynchronous (online) learning to enhance active construction of knowledge and promote critical thinking. Students must have successfully completed or concurrently be enrolled in BIOL 215.
SUSPENDED PER AASC 12/5/2019