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Pathology (M)
Pathology 2420A - Pathology for Nursing Students
A survey course providing an understanding of fundamental mechanisms of disease processes. The first half of the course presents pathogenesis of diseases common to all organ systems; the second half concentrates on disease in most of the major organ systems including cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, nervous and musculoskeletal systems.
Antirequisite(s): Pathology 3240A.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours/wk or equivalent online delivery with 1 tutorial hour/wk, 0.5 course.
Enrolment limited to students in the Western Fanshawe College collaborative BScN program.
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Pathology 3700F/G - Modern Approaches in Biomedical and Pathology Research
The focus is on the various research approaches, disease models, experimental designs, and analytical methods used to study and evaluate human disease. The course will use contemporary learning tools and a variety of evaluation and assessment methods. Examples will be taken from major diseases such as cancer and neurodegenerative disorders.
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Prerequisite(s): Biochemistry 2280A and registration in a BMSc degree.
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Pre-or Corequisite(s): Pathology 3500 or the former Pathology 3240A; Physiology 3120 or 3140A.
Extra Information: 3 lecture/tutorial hours per week. 0.5 course.
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Pathology 3500 - Introduction to Human Pathology
An introduction to human pathology the study of disease. Students will be introduced to general mechanisms of disease (e.g. inflammation, injury, neoplasia, disturbed hemodynamics). These general processes will be described and applied to specific diseases of organ systems.
Antirequisite(s): Pathology 2420A, the former Pathology 3240A, 3245B.
Prerequisite(s): Biochemistry 2280A; Biology 2382A/B.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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Pathology 4200A/B - Current Concepts in the Pathogenesis of Human Diseases
This course will cover current concepts in the molecular and cellular pathogenesis of selected human diseases. These will include endocrine, metabolic, neuropsychiatric, renal, cardiac and neoplastic diseases, with emphasis on defects in genes and/or the levels of hormones or growth factor receptors, cellular organelles, intracellular signaling pathways, and cellular metabolism.
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Prerequisite(s): Pathology 3500 with a mark of at least 70% or the former Pathology 3240A and Pathology 3245B with a mark of at least 70% in each.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 0.5 course
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Pathology 4400A/B - Environmental Pathology
The pathology of occupational and environmental diseases, including information on recent developments and basic mechanisms involved in these diseases. Recognition of occupational and environmental diseases, early diagnosis, mechanisms of cell injury and regeneration, and the effects of a wide variety of toxic drugs, chemicals and UV and ionizing radiation are included.
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Prerequisite(s): Pathology 3500 with a mark of at least 70% or the former Pathology 3240A and 3245B with a minimum mark of 70% in each.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Pathology 4500B - Introduction to Forensic Sciences
Examination of the medicolegal framework investigating the nature and circumstance of certain deaths. These forensic investigations involve experts in different disciplines assisting the coroner and police in resolving cases. Forensic pathology examines the effects of disease, particularly in sudden death, and effects of various external agents on the human body.
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Prerequisite(s): Pathology 3500 with a mark of at least 70% or the former Pathology 3240A and 3245B with a minimum mark of 70% in each.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Pathology 4980E - Seminar and Research Project
Includes: i) theory and practice of laboratory techniques, laboratory safety, appropriate use of experimental models, ii) an independent research project supervised by faculty, iii) oral and written communication skills, including the preparation of a research proposal and final written research project report.
Antirequisite(s): Pathology and Toxicology 4980E.
Prerequisite(s): Pathology 3500 with a mark of at least 75% or the former Pathology 3240A and 3245B with marks of at least 75% in each; and one of the following: (Pharmacology 3620, Physiology 3120, and registration in Year 4 of the Honors Specialization in Pathology), (Microbiology and Immunology 3610F, 3620G and registration in Year 4 of an Honors Specialization in Microbiology and Immunology with Pathology), or (Biochemistry 3380G and registration in Year 4 of an Honors Specialization in Biochemistry and Pathology of Human Disease).
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Pre-or Corequisite(s): Pathology 4500B.
Extra Information: Minimum 11 laboratory hours per week plus 1 seminar hour per week. 1.5 course.
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Academic Calendar 2017 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE INFORMATION Pathology (M)
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