Course Detail
Units:
4.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Course Attribute:
Hybrid Classes
Description
The “Pathophysiology of Disease” course is a flipped course consisting of online assignments and in-class activities. This course builds a foundation for understanding mechanisms responsible for the development of common diseases and conditions including immune, genetic, blood, nervous and endocrine system disorders, as well as pathophysiological processes responsible for the development of infectious, liver, kidney, and lung diseases. This course is suitable for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who want to learn more about normal structures and functions of organs and systems in the body, and the pathophysiologic mechanisms underlying common diseases. Online activities comprise of watching recorded lectures, studying textbook chapters and reading additional materials covering major topics of pathophysiology of the diseases. In-class activities include online material and case study discussions. This course is a preparatory course for PATH 6900 (Biochemical Techniques).