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.
Oct: Monday 4, 11, 18 and 25 October 2021
Nov: Monday 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 November 2021
Assessment: January 2022
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.