Learning and teaching strategies.
The course is designed for post-graduate nursing students. It is assumed that the participants are
self-motivated and mature learners who would be self-directed for most part of the course. Critical
thinking would guide all course activities. However the following methods will be utilized during
the course to enhance the learning experience of participants:
Selected self readings
Final written exam
Note : Passing grade for individual M.Sc. courses is C .
Passing grade in the cumulative average is B.
Testbook and References:
Porth, C (2010) Pathophysiology: concepts of altered health states (8th Ed.).
Philadelphia, J.B Lippincott
Copstead-Kirkhorn (2012) Pathophysiology, 4 th Edition, Elsevier.
Huether S and McCance K (2013) Understanding pathophysiology. (5th edition). St.
McCance K and Huether S (2010) Pathophysiology : the biologic basis for disease in
adults and children (6th Ed.). St. Louis, Mosby.
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Pathophysiology for Msc Students
1st semester 2013-2014
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