This interdisciplinary course provides an introduction to the concepts and mechanisms of disease processes as they arise from disturbances of normal biochemical and physiological functions. Basic pathogenic mechanisms are illustrated using specific diseases and clinical conditions in a patient-centred model of interdisciplinary health care. The course stresses a team approach to patient care and will integrate learners from different professional disciplines in the exploration of a variety of episodic and complex health challenges from an individual, family and community perspective, cultivating a beginning understanding of interprofessional practice. PREREQ: BIOL 2105 (or equivalent); CHMI 1007 or CHMI 2220. (lec and tut/lab 3) cr 3.