___________________________________________ ________________________________________________ COURSE OUTLINE COURSE OUTLINE Semester/Session: SUMMER 2018 Course Number: BIO-241-Z02A Current Catalog Course Title: Pathophysiology Course Credit(s): 4 credits Lecture hours: 4 Prerequisite(s): BIO 161, BIO 162 Corequisite(s): None Current Catalog Description : This course provides an in-depth study of the predisposing factors and direct causes of diseases, as well as their effects on the body. The course includes a systemic approach to the basic disease process in terms of etiology, symptomatology, general pathological changes, diagnostic procedures, and types of treatment. Class Meeting Times & Locations: Distance Learning ( Internet ) Instructor Name: Joanna Kazmierczak, Ph.D Instructor Telephone: 412 - 237- 2754 Instructor E-Mail Address: [email protected] ( BEST METHOD OF CONTACT ! ) Instructor Office Location(s): KLI 347 Course Objectives: 1) Explore why and how diseases occur. 2) Understanding the process by which one approaches disease(s) and arrives at a diagnosis. 3) Identify the mechanism and response of cells to injury. 4) Discuss diseases of the blood and cardiovascular system. 6) Discuss diseases of respiratory function. 7) Examine the disorders of renal function. 8) Describe alterations in hepatobiliary and exocrine pancreas function. 9) Identify pathologic alterations of the endocrine system. 10) Examine disorders of somatosensory function and pain. 11) Identify pathologic alterations of neuromuscular disorders. 12) Examine disorders of brain and neurological function. Course Plan:
QUIZZES WILL BE POSTED SATURDAY AT NOON AND MUST BE COMPLETED BY SUNDAY MIDNIGHT WITHIN THE 2 DAY WINDOW ( SATURDAY - SUNDAY ) OF THE WEEK IN WHICH THEY ARE DUE. THEY MAY NOT BE TAKEN EARLIER OR LATER. FAILURE TO SUBMIT THE QUIZ WITHIN THE 5 DAY WINDOW WILL RESULT IN A "0" GRADE FOR THAT QUIZ. PLEASE BE SURE TO ACCESS AND SUBMIT YOUR QUIZZES WITHIN THE POSTED TIME FRAME - THANK YOU ! Week EVALUATION TOPICS (chapters in textbook) 1 = May 21 Quiz 1 (Ch 2) due May 27th Chapter 2 – Cellular Responses to Stress Chapter 3 – Inflammation and Fever Chapter 4 – Cell Proliferation, Tissue Repair and Regeneration 2 = May 28 Quiz 2 (Ch 3 & 4) due June 3rd ASSIGNMENT #1 PROVIDED Chapter 7 - Neoplasia 3 = June 4 Quiz 3 (Ch 7) due June 10th Chapter 11 – Disorders of WBC's and Lymphoid Tissues Chapter 13 – Disorders of RBC’s 4 = June 11 Quiz 4 (Ch 11 & 13) due June 17th ASSIGNMENT #1 DUE Chapter 18 - Disorders of Blood Flow and Blood Pressure Chapter 19 – Disorders of Cardiac Function 5 = June 18 Quiz 5 (Ch 18 & 19) due June 24th Chapter 20 – Heart Failure and Circulatory Shock Chapter 22 - Respiratory Tract Infections, Neoplasms, and Childhood Disorders 6 = June 25 Quiz 6 (Ch 20 & 22) due July 1st ASSIGNMENT #2 PROVIDED Chapter 25 – Disorders of Renal Function 7 = July 2 Quiz 7 (Ch 25) due July 8th Chapter 30 – Disorders of Hepatobiliary and Exocrine Pancreas Function Chapter 32 – Disorders of Endocrine Control 8 = July 9 Quiz 8 (Ch 30 & 32) due July 15th ASSIGNMENT #2 DUE Chapter 35 – Somatosensory Function and Pain Chapter 36 - Disorders of Neuromuscular Function
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