WM404 Pathophysiology IV
3 Units/30 Hours
Prerequisites: WM301, WM302, WM303, WM304
This course is the fourth of four pathology and pathophysiology courses in a series that present the fundamentals of the bio-physiological processes that inform the development of diseases and how various diseases manifest and affect the function of various systems. The nature of disease and illness will be explored, in relation to the fields of microbiology, immunology, psychopathology, and epidemiology for all systems covered in this course. This course will examine the etiology, pathogenesis, and mechanisms of action of common disorders of the genitourinary and reproductive systems, of the neurological system (including psychopathologies), the sensory organs, and the musculoskeletal and integumentary systems.