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Course : NURS

Course Number
Section Number
10, 11, 12
Fall 2022
Days & Times
Final Exam Day/Time

1. Discuss alterations in body system functions in individuals across the life span.


I. A. 1


2. Interpret manifestations of selected pathophysiological and psychopathological processes and compensatory changes in maintaining homeostasis.

VIII-1, IX-2

I.14, I.15-17, II.1


3. Analyze relationships between known or suspected risk factors and pathophysiological and psychopathological processes.

VII-1, IX-3

I. 1-6, I.8, I.12-14


4. Explore the interrelationship between pathophysiological and psychopathological function across the life span.


I.9, I.12, I.18, I.24


5. Correlate clinical signs, symptoms, and diagnostic test results with pathology.


I.9, I.12, I.14


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