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Pathophysiology of Diseases

Pathophysiology is the study of the disordered physiological processes that cause, result from, or are associated with a disease or injury. #academic
Dr. Mallakin MSc, PhD
114 total reviews for this teacher
5 reviews for this class
Completed by 10 learners
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class


Charged upfront
$25 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 8 weeks
50 minutes per class

Available times

Table of available sections


Class Experience

The purpose of this course is to provide students with a basic understanding of factors that contribute to the occurrence of various diseases. Learners will learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of diseases.
Learning Outcomes:
1. Describe our current understanding of the pathogenesis and epidemiology of the common or important diseases.
2. Describe and recognize the major cell and tissue alterations associated with the major diseases.
3. Describe how pathological analysis is used to recognize the major types of malignancies.
4. Distinguish environmental factors, physical, psychosocial, and cognitive characteristics of various diseases and conditions.
5. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the concepts and elements of disease.

I have a biomedical background and I thought of A&P and Pathophysiology courses for many years at the college level in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Learners will have short quizzes throughout this course. Additionally, throughout the course, they will have discussion questions that they will be required to respond to. 
I will provide the necessary reading materials. In addition, I will provide them with the necessary instructional videos and virtual models when necessary.
Learners will demonstrate what they have learned by completing the course materials. I consider a few components to evaluate the students in this class.
1) Their attendance and if they attended every class.
2) Did they complete the multiple-choice and comprehension question and turn them in on time.
3) Did they participate in the group discussion. 
I will write a report to the parent for how the student did in the class and their assignments. This will be a good indication of well they understood the materials and their future success in school.
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
 I will provide them with the necessary instructional videos and virtual models. In addition books such as the following can be used:
Clinical Oral Physiology.
Understanding Pathophysiology, Canadian Edition. 
Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Diseases.
Clinical Pathophysiology Made Ridiculously Simple.
Study Guide for Understanding Pathophysiology


Dr. Mallakin MSc, PhD
Lives in Canada
Educator and Researcher
114 total reviews
303 completed classes

About Me

Hello dear students and parents, thank you for visiting my profile. I am a coach, an educator, and a biomedical science researcher. I enjoy teaching different areas of the scientific field, in particular biology, chemistry, physics, and how... 
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