15 Credit Points

This module provides an underpinning knowledge of pathophysiology which is essential for accurate clinical examination and differential diagnosis by advanced practitioners. 

The module can be taken as a stand-alone CPD course or as an optional module for other post-graduate qualifications within the catalogue (subject to agreement). 


As a result of undertaking this module you will be able to:

1.   Give examples of and discuss how organ systems interact to maintain homeostasis

2.   Explain the origins of common signs and symptoms with direct reference to pathophysiology

3.   Justify a potential diagnosis based on risk factors, the probability of disease and patient presentation

4.   Discuss how common therapies alter pathophysiology to improve symptoms and mortality 


Who is the module aimed at?

The module is primarily designed for healthcare scientists from cardiovascular and respiratory disciplines but may be accessed by other students who feel the content meets their learning requirements.


Location: Singleton Park Campus 

Lecturer: Dr Emma Rees 

Dates to be confirmed.