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Course code

BNNS502

Level

5

Credits

15.0

Estimated hours

150.0

To enable students to develop advanced knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the human body systems, including the biological processes that govern the homeostatic functioning of the human body, and an introduction to pharmacology.

Learning outcomes

Identify the anatomy and physiology of the human body as applied to nursing.

Explain homeostatic processes that regulate the human body.

Describe the physiological changes to the human body across the lifespan.

Identify immunological processes of the human body as applied to nursing, including the role of vaccinations and antimicrobial agents.

Describe pharmacological principles of pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics as applied to nursing.