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This course builds upon undergraduate study and the knowledge embedded in practice. The course will explore complex adult and child disease processes in order to support advanced diagnostic reasoning and therapeutic interventions for these client groups. This course assumes knowledge of normal physiological function and directs the student towards a progressive and more critical understanding of altered, complex health states

Learning outcomes

Reflectively evaluate own understanding of pathophysiological processes to identify personal learning needs to support advanced practice.

Critically appraise pathophysiology publications in terms of their contribution to and implications for current practice.

Integrate advanced pathophysiology knowledge in relation to diagnostic testing and common and complex health conditions.

Apply advanced knowledge of pathological and non-pathological physiology.