BI-425 : Pathophysiology
Course, prefix, number, & title: BI-425 Pathophysiology
Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 3
Pre-requisites (if any): BI-302 or BI-421
Course Description in college catalog:
An introduction to the basic concepts of pathophys- iology. Examination of the phenomena that produce alterations in human physiologic function and the resulting human responses. Emphasis will be placed on disease processes in the human body, including its primary and secondary effects, and its application to clinical practice across the life span.
Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:
General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.
Communicate effectively in various forms
Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
Course-specific student learning outcomes:
1. Integrate knowledge in learnt in pathophysiology in examining disease process
2. Be able to outline the basic physiological mechanisms and the pathological processes which affect the organ of interest leading to diseased state
3. Use the basic concepts of cellular responses to describe different types of cellular injuries, ischemia, necrosis, stress, etc.
4. Apply the knowledge learning on organ pathology that leads to different clinical characteristics of the diseased state
Other program outcomes (if applicable).
Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study
Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:
Quizzes, exams and final will be used to assess student learning.
Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the Office of Accessibility Services in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Office of Accessibility Services website.