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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours lectures |
Total Time Commitment: Approximately 108 hours Students are expected to devote approximately 9-10 hours a week to this subject
|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.|
CoordinatorTo be advised
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject examines the normal physiological function of body systems and students are introduced to pathophysiology through discussion of the processes of degeneration, disease and injury across the lifespan. The characteristics and behaviour of micro-organisms and their relationship to infectious diseases and the immune response will also be explored. Selected drugs and their actions within the body will be introduced to students.
At the completion of this subject students should be able to:
|Assessment:||Take home examination ~ 1,000 words (week 6) - 20%Take home examination ~ 1,000 words (week 10) - 20%Three-hour written examination (all content) (exam week) - 60%Students must achieve an aggregate of 50% and pass the three-hour written examination to pass the subject.|
|Recommended Texts:|| |
Drake, R. L., Vogl, W., & Mitchell, A.W. (2005). Gray's anatomy for students. Philadelphia; Elsevier Churchill Livingston.
|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 should be able to demonstrate: |
|Links to further information:||http://www.nursing.unimelb.edu.au/|
Master of Nursing Science |
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