Below are the topics, handouts, and notes for Pathophysiology and Pharmacology I. If you click on the title of a topic, you will be taken to the lecture files (mp3) for that topic. Alternatively, you may download the lectures by accessing the Health Assessment podcast address into iTunes or another podcast program: http://www.patheyman.com/nursing/pp1.rss.
This module covers antibiotics, antifungals, and antimicrobials as well as general infection topics. You will need to know that fever and high WBCs are associated with infection.
This module covers the cells and organs of the immune system, inflammatory processes, and their control mechanisms. It also covers infections and allergies (hypersensitivity reactions).
Respiratory anatomy and physiology
Basic respiratory pathophysiology
This is a list of 100ish representative drugs from common drug classes. You must know the drug information for these medications/classes without having to look it up. Each semester, you add more drugs. Each semester, you will take a quiz on the must know drug list. The quizzes are cumulative.