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: 51 lecture hours and 50 practical hours. |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment 124 hours (minimum).
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Nil|
|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
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Jenny Charles
Diseases of the alimentary, respiratory, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal and nervous systems and of the peritoneum and liver.
Diseases are considered from a variety of aspects, including causes, general clinical manifestations, pathology and pathophysiology (at the macroscopic and microscopic level). Broad principles of patient management in terms of prognosis and indications for medical and/or surgical therapy are provided. Appropriate ancillary investigations and techniques, such as electrocardiography, radiography, ultrasonography, bacteriology, biopsy, clinical pathology, parasitology, serology and virology are also discussed.
Students completing this subject should:
One 3-hour written paper (60%) and a 90-minute practical examination in clinical pathology and pathology (20%) at the end of semester. The latter examination will cover material from both Body Systems 1 and Body Systems 2, with marks allocated accordingly. Two computer-based assessments convened during scheduled pathology practical classes in 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.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
At the end of the sequence Body Systems 1 and Body Systems 2, students completing these subjects should:
Bachelor of Veterinary Science(PV) |
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