Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three 1-hour lectures per week plus two 1-hour tutorials per semester. |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:|| Prerequisites are: |
Study Period Commencement:
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Completion of 2nd year of Bachelor of Biomedicine|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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CoordinatorMrs Helen Cain, Prof Dick Strugnell, Prof Steven Collins
Mrs Helen Cain
Prof Dick Strugnell:
Assoc Prof Steven Collins
This subject provides students with an insight into how medical problems are approached in the 21st century. Students spend 5-6 hours addressing each of six “maladies”, selected to demonstrate the holistic nature of medical practice and the integration of biomedical research into the development of novel diagnostics and evidence-based therapies.
Each module includes elements of normal anatomy and physiology, the epidemiology of disease and the pathology, including any genetic, microbiological, immunological, and inflammatory processes that underpin the pathology. Finally, the public health implications of the malady are considered wherever possible.
|Objectives:||Upon completion of this unit, students should: |
|Prescribed Texts:||None. It is anticipated that students will access standard reference texts on anatomy, physiology, pathology, biochemistry & molecular biology, microbiology & immunology, pharmacology and clinical medicine. Key references and review articles will be provided via the LMS.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject, students should have developed the following generic skills: |
|Notes:||This subject is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Biomedicine.|
Bachelor of Biomedicine |
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