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Basic Science in Nursing

Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

About This Course

This course focuses on understanding the concepts of pathology, pharmacology, microbiology, and parasitology as the basis for developing nursing care plans. The scope of this course is to develop knowledge related to changes in the structure, function, and biochemistry of the human body to the pathophysiology of diseases and pharmacological therapies used to treat these disorders. The learning process uses a student-centered online approach through lecture, animation, Virtual Reality (VR) video, question-based learning, and peer discussion. The language used in this course is English.

Bachelor Degree

Credit: 4

Requirements : 

This course requires a basic understanding of human biology, physiology, and biochemistry. This course is appropriate for nursing and health professional students interested in the relevant knowledge

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, if given a problem in the form of a disease/abnormality in the human body, students can describe the problem based on the concepts of pathology, microbiology, and parasitology, as well as pharmacology basis for developing care plans.

Learning Material

There are 16 sections, including midterms and final exams. There will be 14 learning materials, namely:

  1. Course orientation
  2. Introduction to Basic Science in Nursing
  3. Introduction to Pharmacology
  4. Cellular Adaptation, Injury, and Death
  5. Inflammation and Repair
  6. Immune Alteration
  7. Hemodynamic Alteration 
  8. Infection Process
  9. Neoplasia
  10. Analgesic, Antipyretic, Antiinflammation
  11. Medication for Hemodynamic Alteration
  12. Medication for Cancer
  13. Medication for Infectious Diseases
  14. Drug Resistance

Course Staffs



Course Coordinator

Hening Pujasari is an assistant professor at the Universitas Indonesia, Faculty of Nursing, Department of Basic Science, and Fundamental of Nursing. She completed her master’s in biomedical science, a specialty in Pathobiology. She also completed her master’s in nursing focusing on advanced nursing practice and the emergency stream. She actively teaches basic science for nurses which combines Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, and Parasitology; adult nursing; research methods; ethics in nursing; and academic writing subjects. She writes books and publishes in peer review journals. She completed her Doctoral of Philosophy focusing on sleep and HIV among drug users in Indonesia. Hening is certified as a Cognitive Behavior Therapist for Insomnia, Sleep Therapist, and Sleep Science Coach. Hening actively carried out research and community services in the area of sleep, Pathobiology in general, HIV, Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As a practicing nurse, her goal is to help people improve their sleep quality and wellness.

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  5. Bahasa

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    Self Paced
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