Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 192 hours of lectures, tutorials, practical activities - including workshops and dissection - and computer assisted learning (CAL) |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Successful completion of all Year 1 subjects.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|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 and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Joseph Palamara
Melbourne Dental School
4th Floor, 720 Swanston Street
Telephone: +61 3 9341 1500
This subject comprises three modules:
Physiology: Physiological integration, the interface between tissue cells and the internal environment, biophysics of excitable and contractile tissue, the physiology of mammalian organ-systems: circulatory, respiratory, muscular, renal and digestive; the coordination of bodily functions by hormonal and neural mechanisms. The Physiology lectures will incorporate active interaction between students and lecturers using personal response system (PRS) clickers to answer questions during lectures.
Biochemistry: The thermo-dynamics and homeostasis of living systems and biochemical adaption; the structure, function and metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and nucleic acids; basic principles of gene structure and expression and metabolic disorders with a genetic basis; and structure and function of immuno-globulins.
Topographical Anatomy: The structure and organisation of the head and neck, including development and functional perspectives; practical dissections of the head and neck region; vocationally-relevant clinical anatomy for dentists.
On completion of this subject, students should:
Moore KL and Dalley A: 2007 Clinically Oriented Anatomy, 5th ed
Rohen JW and Yokochi CL 1999 Colour Atlas of Anatomy: A Photographic Study
of the Human Body 4th ed, Igaku-Shoin
Nelson DL and Cox MM 2004 Lehinger Principles of Biochemistry , 4th ed, Worth
Berg JM, Tymockzko JL and Stryer L 2002 Biochemistry 5 th ed, Freeman
Silverthorn, D.U., Human Physiology: 2007 An Integrated Approach 4th ed., Prentice Hall
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Bachelor of Dental Science |
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