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    Grand Rapids Community College
  Jan 18, 2018
2017-2018 Catalog
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BI 240 - Pathophysiology

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisites/Other Requirements: BI 121  (C or Higher) and BI 122  (C or Higher)

English Prerequisites: None

Math Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None
Description: BI 240 Pathophysiology emphasizes the fundamental concepts of disease processes. The course covers the basic principles of physiologic dysfunction, such as mechanisms of cell injury and cell death, inflammation, necrosis, tissue regeneration, infectious disease and neoplasia, the body’s normal response to insult or injury, and disease manifestation. These principles are then applied to dysfunction of the major organ systems: Pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and treatment of various systemic diseases are examined and discussed. Students who have not taken BI 121  and BI 122  , but have taken BI 117  (and received a B or Higher) may be allowed to enroll in this course.  Please contact the Biology department for more information.

Department Consent: No Consent
General Education Distribution Category Met: None

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