Graduate Course Catalog 2007-2009
COURSE: 30-601 Applied Physiology for Advanced Nursing Practice (3)
This course addresses the advanced study of physiologic principles with relevance to clinical practice. Content areas include cellular physiology and function, metabolism and temperature regulation, cardiac and pulmonary systems, acid-base balance, renal function, hematology and immune function, the nervous system, gastrointestinal system, genitourinary system, endocrinology, and reproduction. Building on the basic sciences and clinical nursing experience, the focus is on the interrelationships of systems and regulation of cellular, organ, and system function. Prerequisite: Departmental permission; departmentally approved undergraduate anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology.