Courses Catalogue

Pathology

COURSE CODE: PAT 3114
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 5
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Pharmacy, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Pharmacy
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

This course discusses the pathophysiology of common disorders of various body systems due to either external (e.g. infections) or internal (e.g. genetic) causes, and their associated epidemiology.


PURPOSE OF THE COURSE

The course addresses the principles of general pathology. It goes on to address the pathophysiology of the common disorders in various body systems. Integrated within this course is the epidemiology of the various disorders discussed during the course. 

 

 EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of this course, the student is expected to:

1.    Describe the pathology of inflammation and repair.

2.    Describe the pathology of common infections and of communicable diseases.

3.    Describe the pathology of the common tumors involving various parts of the body.

4.    Describe the pathophysiology of the common disorders involving the various body systems