The content of this pathophysiology course includes:
- a range of pathological processes, and their effects upon the individual
- the competence required for screening tests
- nutritional advice.
- How the scientific method relates to clinical care
- the importance of the “first 1000 days”.
Who is it for?
This course is designed for any health professional with an interest in the scientific basis of their practice.
This course runs over 10 weeks with an exam on the 7th September.
June: Tuesday 8, 15, 22 and 29 June 2021
July: Tuesday 6, 13, 20 and 27 July 2021
August: Tuesday 3 and Tuesday 10 August 2021
Examination date: 7 September 2021
On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of pathophysiology
- Discuss a range of pathological processes, and their effects upon the individual
- Demonstrate competence in conducting screening tests
- Provide sound nutritional advice
- Demonstrate a sophisticated grasp of units of measurement and work with accuracy and precision.
- Evaluate the scientific method, and its application to clinical care
- Demonstrate an appreciation of health and its promotion
- Critically discuss the importance of the “first 1000 days”.
This course carries 15 credits at M level and may be taken as part of your MSc nursing and other programmes.