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Recommended BSN Preparation Materials

Dear Newly Admitted Students,

Welcome and congratulations on your acceptance to the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) School of Nursing BSN program! The resources below were selected to help you prepare to be successful in the program. We selected these resources to prepare you for the courses you are about to encounter in the program. Having a good basic understanding of terminology and pathophysiology will provide you with a basis for building your knowledge as a student and nurse for your career ahead. We hope you will take advantage of this time before you begin to matriculate to explore these resources and gain confidence in your knowledge. Feel free to return to this page frequently as we will be adding resources from time to time. Again, congratulations and welcome to UTMB School of Nursing!

Trish Richard, PhD, RN
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Program

  • Anatomy & Physiology

    Anatomy & Physiology Crash Course

  • Penguin Prof.

    Medical Terminology

  • Infection


  • Khan Academy


  • Bozeman Science

    Respiratory System

    • Pathophysiology


    • Pathophysiology

      Regulation of Fluids

    • Pathophysiology

      Fluid Distribution

    • Pathophysiology

      Regulation Imbalances

    • Pathophysiology

      Electrolyte Imbalances

    • Pathophysiology

      Modes of Inheritance

    • Pathophysiology

      Etiology & Pathogenesis of Cancer

    • Pathophysiology

      Innate Immunity Cells

    • Pathophysiology

      Adaptive Immunity

    • Pathophysiology

      Renal Symptoms

    • Pathophysiology

      Renal Disorders

    • Pathophysiology

      Renal UTI Acute & Chronic

    • Pathophysiology

      Cardiovascular Risk Factors

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