WM403 Pathophysiology III
3 Units/30 Hours
Prerequisites: WM301, WM302, WM303, WM304
This course is the third of four pathology and pathophysiology courses in the series that present the fundamentals of bio-physiological processes that relate to the development of diseases and their manifestations. The nature of disease and illness will be explored with respect to microbiology, immunology, psychopathology, and epidemiology for all systems covered. This course will examine the etiologies, pathogenesis, and mechanisms of common disorders of the renal system, the function of fluids and electrolytes, the gastrointestinal system, and the endocrine system.