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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - GMS6111

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2010-07-08
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): Change title to: Basic Medical Pathology Change Abb Title to: Basic Medical Pathology
Comments: College approved 3/3/09; GS received 5/10/10; Grad Council approved 5/17/10; to SCNS liaison 6/21/10; SCNS approved. Posted in Banner. Effective 8/1/10


  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2182 2009-09-28
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Medical Sciences ME
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Patricia Kruk, Ph.D. 9740548 pkruk@health.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    GMS 6111 Human Pathology

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Human Pathology
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    - 0

    Prerequisites

    None

    Corequisites

    None

    Course Description

    This lecture course focuses on disease processes and their causes.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    The requested change in the course name is to more accurately define the focus of the course on basic medical pathology and highlight the clinical applications of the subject. No other components of the course are changed.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    "The course objectives include:

    1. Communicating an understanding of tissue injury and disease processes, using appropriate pathology terms and recognize the morphological and functional differences between normal and injured or diseased tissue.

    2. Describing, from a structural, functional and biochemical perspective, the different types of pathological lesions and provide scenarios for how they each arise.

    3. Explaining the major pathological changes that occur in the various organ systems including the heart, lungs and skin. Describing the pathology of the gastrointestinal tract, the endocrine and hematopoietic systems.

    4. Identifying the various tumor types that are common to the different organ systems.

    5. Explaining the causes of various degenerative diseases of the nervous system such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

    6. Explaining neoplasm and the different modes of dysregulation of cell growth and division.

    7. Illustrating the various causes of carcinogenesis, such as irradiation, chemical, viral, inflammatory and genetic effects.

    8. Explaining inflammation and how it is critical to host defense against microorganisms and parasites, identify the different patterns of inflammatory response and the various types of autoimmune disorders.

    9. Demonstrating an understanding of the different pathologies of the male and female reproductive systems.

    "

    B. Learning Outcomes

    "At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

    1. Communicate an understanding of tissue injury and disease processes, using appropriate pathology terms and recognize the morphological and functional differences between normal and injured or diseased tissue.

    2. Describe, from a structural, functional and biochemical perspective, the different types of pathological lesions and provide scenarios for how they each arise.

    3. Explain the major pathological changes that occur in the various organ systems including the heart, lungs and skin. Describe the pathology of the gastrointestinal tract, the endocrine and hematopoietic systems.

    4. Identify the various tumor types that are common to the different organ systems.

    5. Explain the causes of various degenerative diseases of the nervous system such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

    6. Explain neoplasm and the different modes of dysregulation of cell growth and division.

    7. Illustrate the various causes of carcinogenesis, such as irradiation, chemical, viral, inflammatory and genetic effects.

    8. Explain inflammation and how it is critical to host defense against microorganisms and parasites, identify the different patterns of inflammatory response and the various types of autoimmune disorders.

    9. Demonstrate an understanding of the different pathologies of the male and female reproductive systems.

    "

    C. Major Topics

    "Major course topics include:

    Cell Injury, Inflammation, Tissue Homeostasis, Damage and Repair

    Genetic and Perinatal Disease, Neoplasia and Musculoskeletal Pathology

    Cardiovascular and Gastrointestinal Pathology, Respiratory Tract and Pleura

    Endocrine and Hematopoietic Pathology and the Renal and Urinary Tract

    Male and Female Genital Tracts and the Nervous System"

    D. Textbooks

    "“Elsevier’s Integrated Pathology” (King, T.C.) Elsevier, 2007

    ISBN-13: 978-0-323-04328-1

    “Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease” (Kumar, V., Abbas, A.K., & Fausto, N.) 7th Ed. Saunders, 2004

    "

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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