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2017-2018 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2018) 
2017-2018 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COM 10210 - Common Mechanisms of Disease

Cr Hrs: 7 (13-1-0)

Spring term of year one. This course will cover fundamental information on mechanisms common to multiple diseases, to include basic aspects of cell injury, repair/regeneration, inflammation, immunopathology, neoplasia, nutrition, underlying genetic causes, and addictive life styles. It will also expose students to basic aspects of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeutics; basic microbial structure, classification, physiology, and genetics; the immune response to infections; and fundamentals of laboratory diagnosis in the practice of medicine. Instruction includes live and pre-recorded lectures, small group sessions, team-based learning sessions, laboratory exercises, and clinical pathophysiology conferences. The course will provide a foundation for subsequent understanding of the causes, response, diagnosis, and pharmacologic treatment of common diseases as well as the pathology and pathophysiology of organ systems.

Grade Mode: Standard
Mode of Delivery: Hybrid
Instructional Method: Lecture, Lab
Location offered: Memphis
Term offered: Spring

Spring - Instructor of Record: Mark A Miller
Spring - Additional Instructor 1: Trevor W Sweatman
Spring - Additional Instructor 2: Mary Peyton Gupta
Spring - Additional Instructor 3: James Patrick Ryan

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