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1 University of the Philippines OPEN UNIVERSITY Faculty of Management and Development Studies COURSE GUIDE IN N-204 Advanced Pathophysiology 1 st semester SY 2010 - 2011 COURSE DESCRIPTION: This is a three-unit course and one of the core courses of the Master of Arts in Nursing program of the Faculty of Management and Development Studies, University of the Philippines Open University. N-204 gives you the concepts and principles in the development of diseases and the body’s responses. It describes the natural history of diseases- from the risk and etiologic factors to clinical manifestations and complications- using a conceptual approach from the perspective of human regulatory mechanisms. Learning is therefore focused on the major functions of the body and the common disease states that affect each. There is a wide coverage for this course. By classifying the common disease states under major body functions, such as, how the body adapts to such conditions is emphasized. Nurses play a major role in restoring patients to health by having competence in assessment, formulation of nursing diagnoses, and planning of care. Without understanding the pathophysiology of the disease and how the body adapts, it would be difficult to do proper assessment, identify nursing diagnoses, understand
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2 rationale behind medical treatment, and even plan specific interventions for the patient. COURSE OBJECTIVES: CREDIT: METHODOLOGY: BASES FOR EVALUATION: FACULTY-IN-CHARGE By the end of the semester, you will be able to: 1. Discuss the etiologic and risk factors in development of selected disease 2. Describe the physiologic changes that occur at the cellular and organ level, and systemic consequences of specific disease states 3. Explain the clinical manifestations of specific diseases 4. Formulate relevant nursing diagnoses and collaborative problems that arise from the physiologic alterations 3 units Modular study Individual activities # Tutor Marked Assignments / Faculty Marked Assignments ( 2 )= 20 % each = 40% Long Examination ( 2 ) ( 25 % each ) = 50 % Participation ( Discussion Forum ) = 10 % Prof. Rita C. Ramos, RN, MAN
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3 SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES LEARNING CENTER – COLLEGE OF NURSING Date Activities In - Charge Venue( face to face ) ONLINE May 29, 2010 Start of classes June 26, 2010 Study session 1 Prof. Rita C. Ramos UPCN 1:00-4:00 PM YM Conference June 26, 2010 ( 8:00- 10:00 PM ) or June 27, 2010 ( 8:00- 10:00 PM ) or June 28, 2010 ( 10:00 – 12:00 PM ) July 24, 2010 Study session 2 Submission of FMA 1 ( Coverage Modules 1-17 ) Prof. Rita C. Ramos
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course ACCT Accountanc taught by Professor Jenkins during the Spring '11 term at Sacread Heart University.

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