AHSC 228: Health Sciences IV: Pathophysiology and Pharmacology is a continuation of AHSC 218. The major emphasis is on the study of how homeodynamics is altered by physical, biochemical microbial, genetic, nutritional or immunologic factors. This course will examine the presentation and pathogenesis of disease, the impact of disease on homeodynamics, diagnostics, and the pharmacological management of selected health challenges. Where appropriate nutrition, genetics, and environmental impacts on health will be drawn through the major concepts of this course. Topics will be closely coordinated with the practice and the health and healing courses.
Prerequisites: 60% or better in AHSC 218
Corequisites: Year 2 Nursing Program courses