The student reviews concepts of anatomy and physiology, acquires knowledge about the pathophysiology of disease processes affecting the person across the life span. The student utilizes the processes of critical thinking and decision making within the evolving professional nurse role by exploring concepts and alterations of immunity, inflammation, infection, cellular proliferation, hormonal, musculoskeletal, renal, neurological, respiratory, hematological, and cardiovascular systems and functions of the person across the life span.