Pathophysiology (PHARBE 505)


Course Details

  • Location: Online
  • Duration: 9 weeks
  • Times: Evenings

Next Start Date:

January 6, 2022

This course is part of a certificate program. You can also take it without enrolling in the program.

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About this Course

This course introduces the basics of human anatomy, physiology and disease states with an emphasis on understanding the structural, molecular and cellular mechanisms of pathophysiology. We’ll outline the structure and function of major organ systems and several common disorders with specific emphasis on pharmaceutical issues. The course does not cover physiologic and pathologic systems in exhaustive detail, but you should have a basic understanding of molecular and cell biology. By the end of the course you will have a basic understanding of human physiology and common pathologic processes.


  • A bachelor’s degree
  • A course in molecular and cellular biology (undergraduate or graduate coursework in human physiology and biology may be substituted with permission of the instructor)  

Program Overview

This course is part of the Certificate in Basic Bioscience.

Learning Format

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time. Learn More »

Course Sessions

Online With Real-Time Meetings

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