House Bill 2504 Spring 2013 Course Syllabus RNSG-1311-73 - Nursing Pathophysiology
Spring 2013 Course Syllabus
RNSG-1311-73 - Nursing Pathophysiology
|Instructor||Jones, Amanda Lynn|
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|Course Description||Basic principles of pathophysiology emphasizing nursing application. Topics include principles of homeostasis related to body systems. Factors that contribute to altered physiological functioning of each body system and interrelationships among selected pathophysiological processes are explored. The implications for nursing practice of common physiological alterations and pathophysiological processes throughout the lifespan are examined.|
The student must have completed BIOL 2401 (143)
and BIOL 2401 (144) Human Anatomy and Physiology
Braun, C. A., & Anderson, C. M., (2012) Pathophysiology: A clinical approach.(2nd ed.). Baltimore. Lippincott.
Braun, C. A., & Anderson, C. M., (2012) A study guide to accompany
pathophysiology: A clinical approach. (2nd ed.). Baltimore. Lippincott.
|Course Grading Scale||90 - 100 = A 80 - 89 = B 70 - 79 = C 60 - 69 = D Below 59 = F|
|Determination of Final Grade||See Syllabus|
|Final Exam Date||April 22, 2013 - 8:00 AM|
Discussion Board 1 Posting - February 23, 2013
Unit Exam I – March 9, 2013 from 0800-2100
(Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 11)
Discussion Board 2 Posting - March 2, 2013
Unit Exam II - March 23, 2013 from 0800-2100
(Chapters 8, 13, 14)
Discussion Board 3 Posting - March 16, 2013
Unit Exam III – April 6, 2013 from 0800-2100
(Chapters 6, 9, 10, 12)
Discussion Board 4 Posting - March 30, 2013
Discussion Board 5 Posting - April 13, 2013
Final Exam - April 22 , 2013 from 0800-2100 must be monitored by ProctorU
(Chapters 15, 16, 17, 18)
|Calendar of Lecture Topics and Major Assignment Due Dates||
Introduction to Pathophysiology, Inflammation, Tissue Repair and Infection
Read Textbook: Chapters 1, 3, 5
Use Study Guide: Chapters 1, 3, 5
Discussion Board 1 Posting Due Feb. 23, 2013
Altered Cells and Tissues, Altered Immunity, and Altered Cellular Proliferation
Read Textbook: Chapters 2, 4, 7
Use Study Guide: Chapters 2, 4, 7
Altered Hormonal and Metabolic Regulation
Read Textbook: Chapter 11
Use Study guide: Chapter 11
Discussion Board 2 Posting Due March 2, 2013
Unit Exam I – March 9, 2013 from 0800-2100
Altered Ventilation and Diffusion
Altered Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
Read Textbook: Chapter 13, 8
Use Study Guide: 13, 8
Read Textbook: Chapter 14
Use Study Guide: Chapter 14
Discussion Board 3 Posting Due March 16, 2013
Unit Exam II – March 23, 2013 from 0800-2100
Altered Neuronal Transmission
Altered Sensory Function and Pain Perception
Read Textbook: Chapters 9, 10
Use Study Guide: Chapters 9,10
Altered Reproductive Function
Altered Genetic and Developmental Disorders
Read Textbook: Chapter 6, 12
Use Study Guide: Chapter 6, 12
Discussion Board 4 Posting Due March 30, 2013
Unit Exam III – April 6, 2013 from 0800-2100
Read Textbook: Chapter 16
Use Study Guide: Chapter 16
Read Textbook: 15
Use Study Guide: Chapters 15
Discussion Board 5 Posting Due April 13, 2013
Degenerative Changes of Aging
Combining Concepts of Pathophysiologic Concepts : Diabetes Mellitus
Read Textbook: Chapters 17 , 18
Use Study Guide: Chapters 17, 18
Final Exam - April 22, 2013 from 0800-2100
Refer to RNSG 1311 email and announcements (Dates are subject to change in extenuating circumstances. Students will be notified of changes as soon as possible). It is recommended that you check the course announcements and your email daily for updates.
|General Education/Core Curriculum Student Learning Outcomes||
|Program Student Learning Outcomes||
The Upward Mobility Nursing Program provides educational experiences that offer opportunities for the student to:
1. Function within the legal, ethical and regulatory standards for the professional nurse.
2. Use a systematic problem-solving process to provide safe, individualized, evidence-based nursing care and coordinate care for a limited number of patients who have complex needs with predictable or unpredictable outcomes in various health care settings.
3. Adopt an approach to nursing practice that promotes safety for patients, significant others, self, and members of the healthcare team.
4. Collaborate with members of the interdisciplinary health care team to provide optimum, evidence-based, and safe care to patients.
|Course Student Learning Outcomes||
In accordance with the mission of Lamar State College - Port Arthur, this course encourages the student to develop the particular skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed for success in the field of Professional Nursing.
Upon completion of RNSG 1311, the student will have the opportunity to:
• Determine physiological responses that occur with alterations in heath.
• Analyze the relationship of a person’s adaptive mechanisms to alterations in body systems.
• Explain the outcomes as a result of adaptive mechanism failure.
• Discuss pathophysiology principles for assessed deviations from wellness.
• Determine the etiology and manifestations of pathophysiological events that occur during illness.
• Assess a given hypothetical situation to predict an individual’s adaptive response to a changing heath event.
|Academic Honesty||Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.|
++++Please read syllabus in it's entirety, there are changes to textbook therefore changes to reading assignments and due dates.+++++
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