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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Thirty-six hours lectures, tutorials and seminars |
Total Time Commitment: Students are expected to devote approximately 6-10 hours per week to this subject.
|Prerequisites:||514122 Foundations in Health Sciences 1 and 514125 Foundations in Health Sciences 2 or enrolment in the Bachelor of Nursing Science accelerated course via the graduate or professional entry categories.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's courses. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Course Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject further examines the normal physiological function of the body systems and provides an introduction to the major processes of degeneration disease, and injury across the life-span. Students will have the opportunity to study the characteristics and behaviour of micro-organisms and their relationship to infectious diseases and the immune response.
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
|Assessment:||Take-home examination 1000 words - 20%Take-home examination 1000 words - 20%Two-hour written examination - 60%Students must achieve an aggregate score of 50% in the subject and pass the two-hour written examination to achieve a pass in the subject.|
|Prescribed Texts:||Pocket guide to APA style (PR errin R), Houghton Mifflin College: Boston, 2004 Stedman's medical dictionary for the health professions and nursing. Australian and New Zealand edition, 5th edn (Stedman), Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins: Philadelphia, 2005 Anatomy and physiology (5th ed) (G Thibodeau and K Patton K), St Louis: Mosby, 2003|
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|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
At the completion of this subject students will be able to demonstrate:
|Links to further information:||http://www.nursing.unimelb.edu.au/|
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