Principles of Diseases and basic pathology

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

 This course is designed to give the student an understanding of the pathologic basic of disease state.

 At the end of this course, the student should be able to: understand the mechanism of cellular injury and death and the pathogenesis/pathophysiology of disease states.

 COURSE OUTLINE

             The normal cell and the adopted cell

            Cell injury and cell death

            Inflammation and repair

            Neoplasia and its clinical aspects.

            Disease Immunity

            Systemic diseases; (Diabetes mellitus, Anaemia (iron storage disorder); govt and urate deposits in the kidneys)

            Fluid and haemodynamic imbalances

            Infection diseases

            Deficiency diseases (protein-caloric malnutrition vitamins/mineral deficiencies)

            The cardiovascular system

            Lymph nodes and spleen

-            All systems, skin liver, gastrointestinal tract, pancreas, breasts and biliary tract

            Application of knowledge to pharmaceutical care.

 

 




 


Level of Study: 300 Level