This GCU course focuses on advanced physiology and pathophysiology principles. This course is used to guide the advanced nursing practice student in understanding normal function and interpreting changes in normal function that result in symptoms and diagnostic markers indicative of illness. Emphasis is placed on the following systems: cellular environment and inflammatory changes; fluids, electrolytes and acid-base balance; genetics, genetic diseases, and the role of the environment; stress, disease, and the development of neoplasms; hematology and alterations in immunity. In addition, the physiology and pathophysiology of the endocrine, pulmonary, renal, digestive and integumentary, cardiovascular and lymphatic, musculoskeletal, reproductive, and neurological systems, including mood disorders, are addressed. Prerequisite: Admission to the graduate nursing program or college approval.
Week 3 to 13 All CLC Case Study Based Assignments
NUR 631 Topic 3 | Assignment: CLC - Acid-Base Case Study PowerPoint -- $15.00NUR 631 Topic 10 | Assignment: CLC - Gastrointestinal Case Study -- $15.00NUR 631 Topic 13 | Assignment: CLC - Clinical Cases PowerPoint -- $15.00
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Week 8 AND 16 All Midterm Exams Versions with Final Exam
NUR 631 Topic 8 | Midterm Exam | Version 1 -- $30.00NUR 631 Topic 8 | Midterm Exam | Version 2 -- $30.00NUR 631 Topic 8 | Midterm Exam | Version 3 -- $30.00NUR 631 Topic 16 | Final Exam | Fall Session -- $30.00Note: This Bundle is cheaper than the individual Quizzes...
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NUR 631 Topic 4 | Quiz | Version 1 -- $20.00
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NUR 631 Topic 4 | Quiz | Version 3 -- $20.00
NUR 631 Topic 6 | Quiz -- $20.00
NUR 631 Topic 13 | Quiz | Version 1 -- $20.00
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Topic 10 Assignment: CLC - Gastrointestinal Case Study Power Point Presentation
This is a Collaborative Learning Community (CLC) assignment. Working in teams and collaboration is an essential skill that is prevalent in clinical situations. In this assignment, you will be working in a group to create a PowerPoint to address the gastrointestinal case study provided below.
The instructor will divide the class into CLC groups.The PowerPoint should be 12-15 slides and must contain speaker notes..
Collaborative Learning Community (CLC) assignment - .doc File
Every group is to "Develop A Case Study based on their Own Experiences". All students are required to adhere the privacy of all participants. Presentation should have 10 to 15 PPT slides whereas executive summary should be between 250 to 500 word. Make sure to include:
Appropriate demographic factors, such as age, gender, and ethnicity.
The reason the patient was …
Description of the pathophysiology o..
Question: Define bronchiectasis
Question: Bronchiolitis tends to occur during the first years of life and is most often caused by what type of infection?
Question: Examination of the throat in a child demonstrating signs and symptoms of acute epiglottitis may contribute to which life-threatening complication?
Question: Decreased lung compliance means that the lungs are demonstrating which characteristic?
Question: What are the effects of aging on the pulmonary sy..
Week 13 Quiz Study Guide1. Lung compliance –(textbook p. 1236)Lung compliance Increased compliance Emphysema is a common cause of increased compliance Decreased compliance Common causes of decreased lung compliance 2. Affects of aging on pulmonary system (textbook, page 1244).3. Orthopnea (textbook, p. 1249).4. Pulmonary edema: (textbook p. 1260, 1261)Three major mechanisms by which pulmonary edema occurs:CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS of pulmonary edema TREATMENT of..
Question: Describe the type of lesions found in psoriasis & seborrheic and actinic keratosis.
Question: Describe the skin lesions found in Varicella (chickenpox) and herpes zoster (shingles).
Question: Describe the pathogenetic mechanism of polycystic ovarian syndrome (POS).
Question: Describe Hirschsprung’s disease.
Question: Define marasmus and kwashiorkor.
Question: Define deafferentation pain.
Question: Describe myofascial pain ..
Topic 3 Assignment: CLC - Acid-Base Case Study Power Point Presentation
Mr. Davis is 56-year-old male who has a past medical history of HTN (hypertension).
Every Sunday, he goes to his favorite restaurant to watch sports with his friends. While making several trips to the restroom over
in 1 hour, Mr. Davis complains of feeling tired and weak. He starts sweating profusely, his breathing becomes rapid and deep, his
speech is slurred, and eventually, he passes out. His friend's c..
Cover Topic 1-2
Activation of the classical
pathway begins with:
2. Question: Where are antibodies
produced?3. Question: What is the role of natural
killer (NK) cells?4. Question: Examples of multifactorial
diseases associated with adults include: (Select all that apply.)5. Question: Once they have penetrated the
first line of defense, which microorganisms do natural killer (NK) cells
actively attack?6. Question: Exhaustion occurs if ..
Cover Topic 1-2
1. Question: What is the vascular effect of histamine
released from mast cells?2. Question: The abnormal proliferation of cells in
response to excessive hormonal stimulation is called:3. Question: Exhaustion occurs if stress continues when which stage of the
general adaptation syndrome is not successful?4. Question: What genetic process is likely responsible for the occurrence of
asthma in only one of a pair of identical twins?5. Question: Where a..
Topic 1 and 2 Cellular Changes & Genetic & Developmental Disorders & Immune System, Infection Disease, & Environmental Disorders.
1. Question: A 35-year-old female is diagnosed with acute pancreatitis. Her
pancreas is releasing amylase and lipase, which will lead to a _________
necrosis2. Question: An individual is more susceptible to infections of mucous
membranes when he or she has a seriously low level of which immunoglobulin
antibody?3. Question: What is ..
Week 6 - Quiz
1. Question: Which individual is at risk
for developing lung and respiratory tract cancers because of exposure to known
cancer-inducing environmental factors? (Select all that apply.)2. Question: Autocrine stimulation is the
ability of cancer cells to:3. Question: What term is used to
describe the capacity of some erythrocytes to vary in size, especially in
relationship to some anemias?4. Question: Which anemia produces small,
pale erythrocytes?5. Que..
Week 8 - Midterm Exam v1
1. Question: What is an
example of compensatory hyperplasia2. Question: What causes
the rapid change in the resting membrane potential to initiate and action
potential.3. Question: What type
of necrosis is often associated with pulmonary tuberculosis.4. Question: Low plasma
albumin causes edema as a result of a reduction in which pressure.5. Question: When a
child inherits a disease that is autosomal recessive, it is inherited from who.
Week 8 - Midterm Exam v2
1. Question: What causes the rapid change in the resting membrane potential to initiate an action potential?
2. Question: What type of necrosis is often associated with pulmonary tuberculosis?
3. Question: What is an example of compensatory hyperplasia?
4. Question: Law plasma albumin causes edema as a result of a reduction in which pressure plasma oncotic:
5. Question: When a child inherits a disease that is autosomal recessive, it is inherite..
Week 8 - Midterm Exam v3
Complete the Midterm Exam, which covers Topics 1-7. This is a timed midterm exam, lasting 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Mr. C is 53 years old and newly diagnosed with Stage 2 hypertension. He was immediately admitted to the progressive care unit after presenting to the ER with reported symptoms of slurred speech, slight facial droop, and chest discomfort.
In addition, he complains of a headache, nausea, and generalized weakness. Mr. C denies any past medical history, never..