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: 26 hours of lectures and 36 hours of practical classes. |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment 86 hours (minimum).
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Excellent understanding of veterinary anatomy, histology and physiology|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Nil|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
Prospective students are advised to familiarise themselves with the Faculty's Academic Requirements Statement
and information about Students Experiencing Disability
CoordinatorProf Ron Slocombe
Phone: 8344 9995
Topics include tissue fixation and histological processing, diagnosis of disease, post mortem changes, alterations of tissue mass, cellular degeneration and necrosis, leukocyte biology, inflammation, wound healing, mineralisation and pigmentation of tissues, congenital and inherited disorders, an introduction to circulatory disorders, and neoplasia.
Students completing the subjects Veterinary Pathology A and Veterinary Pathology B should:
One 2-hour written examination (60%) and one 1-hour computer-based practical examination (20%) at the end of semester. Two computer-based assessments during semester, each of 30 minutes' duration and each contributing 10% to the total subject mark and indicated in the teaching timetable available at the commencement of the semester.
|Prescribed Texts:||Robbins et al Pathologic basis of disease, Edition 7 or later.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students completingVeterinary Pathology A and Veterinary Pathology B students should have:
Bachelor of Veterinary Science(PV) |
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