NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine—M.B.S. Program 605 MBS 5804—Oral Pathology This course covers the basic pathologic processes of human disease, with a scientific foundation in etiology, pathogenesis, morphologic alterations, and effects of diseases of the organ systems. It emphasizes bone pathology and relevant disease states that affect the orofacial region. (2 credits) MBS 5805—Nutrition This course will focus on connecting the basic nutrition information fromphysiology and biochemistry with the clinical practice of medicine using an innovative, integrated approach to nutrition education for future health care providers and community members. It will focus on the significant role that food choices and nutrition play in preventing and managing obesity and associated diseases in the U.S. to help understand the impact of food on health. ( 3 credits) MBS 5806—General Pathology This course deals with the foundational knowledge of the causes and mechanisms of various disease processes and the related local and systemic body responses. The course will introduce the students to the pathological basis of cell injury, cellular adaptation, intracellular accumulations, inflammation, tissue repair, hemodynamic disorders, genetic disorders, immunological disorders, neoplasia, and environmental diseases. (3 credits) MGT 5105—Managing Organizational Behavior in a Dynamic and Complex World Students will gain a thorough understanding of individual, group, and organizational behavior. They will utilize this knowledge to build practical skills in leading individuals and teams to high performance. Through a variety of teaching methods, students will learn to diagnose their business environment; identify and analyze problems; and develop sound, creative, and socially responsible solutions to help their organizations thrive in a complex and uncertain world. (3 credits) MIC 5727—Microbiology and Immunology This course covers the principles and core concepts of microbiology and immunology. General areas that will be covered include identity and properties of microbes, microbial metabolism, control of microbes, microbial pathogenesis, and laboratory identification. Essential principles of innate and acquired immunity, including the immune response at mucosal surfaces and immune dysfunctions, are presented. (3 credits) PCO 5504—Pharmacology This course will introduce students to some of the core concepts in pharmacology. It will provide themwith a thorough understanding of the classes of drugs commonly used in clinical practice. Emphasis will be on the mechanism of action, clinical indications, side effects, important drug interactions, and the basic pharmacokinetics of each drug class. Prerequisites: BCH 5735, MIC 5727, PHS 5500 (3 credits) PHS 5500—Physiology This course reviews the physiological functions and regulation of the major human organ systems. (3 credits) PIM 5450—Quality Management This course develops a manager-level understanding of the concept of quality and its utility in today’s world of business. (3 credits) PTH 5600—Molecular Mechanisms of Disease This course will provide a foundation in understanding the fundamental molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying defined diseases, one of the key goals of contemporary medicine. Prerequisites: BCH 5735, MIC 5727, PHS 5500 (3 credits) PUB 5902—Grant Development in the Public and Nonprofit Sector The content of this course provides the knowledge and skills to write grant proposals by sourcing and selecting appropriate grant resources for public and nonprofit organizations. In addition to sourcing grants, the content includes how to manage grants and build relationships with grantors to achieve maximum long-term value. (3 credits) QNT 5485—Data Mining and Predictive Analytics Fundamentals This course introduces analytical methods used to convert large information repositories into effective sources for decision making. Students will learn fundamentals of predictive analytics and data mining methods for business applications, gain understanding of how to use tools to mine large amounts of data and buildmodels to predict future events, and practice using analytical techniques tomake recommendations that can improve business outcomes and impact strategic decisions. (3 credits)