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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:On campus
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours lectures |
Total Time Commitment: In addition to the subject contact hours, students are expected to devote approximately 6 hours a week to this subject.
|Prerequisites:|| 514753 Nursing Science 1 and |
514756 Nursing Science 2
|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.
ContactSchool of Nursing and Social Work
The University of Melbourne
Level 5, 234 Queensberry St
Carlton Victoria 3053 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 9400
F: +61 3 9347 4375
|Subject Overview:||This subject will assist students to expand and deepen their knowledge in the area of pathophysiology related to skin, the nervous system, including special senses, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, endocrine, musculo-skeletal, genitourinary and reproductive systems by exploring complex diseases which have multi system involvement. The complications of polypharmacy will be explored.|
At the completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Students must achieve an aggregate of 50% and pass the written examination to pass the subject
|Prescribed Texts:||Bullock, S. Manias, E. & Galbraith, A. (2007). Fundamentals of pharmacology (5th ed.). Australia: Frenchs Forest: Pearson Education. |
Stedman’s medical dictionary for the health professions and nursing. Australian and New Zealand Edition (5th ed.). (2005). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.
Thibodeau, G., & Patton, K. (2006). Anatomy and physiology (6th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby.
McCance, K. & Huether, S. (2006). Pathophysiology: The biological basis for disease in adults and children (5th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
At the completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate:
Master of Nursing Science |
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