Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three x 1 hour lectures per week plus six x 1 hour tutorials per semester plus one x 4 hour practicals per semester |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:|| Prerequisites are: |
Study Period Commencement:
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Completion of 2nd year of Bachelor of Biomedicine|
|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, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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CoordinatorProf Alastair Stewart
|Subject Overview:||In this subject, students are presented with established and developing issues affecting health and disease that require a holistic appreciation of medical biology, including anatomy, biochemistry, physiology, pathology, microbiology, immunology and pharmacology. Students should gain an integrated understanding of selected health issues that will be explored across their breadth of complexity from molecular mechanisms through to population health considerations. Health issues include: obesity and the metabolic syndrome; allergy, genes and the environment; new approaches to treatment and prevention of drug-dependence; evaluating new therapeutics. Students should also gain an appreciation of the research process and its relationship to the evolution of therapeutic approaches including public health initiatives that assist in health promotion and disease control, through prevention and effective treatment.|
|Objectives:||Upon completion of this course, students should have: |
|Prescribed Texts:||On-line readings will be provided through the readings on-line site through the LMS.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Upon completion of this subject, students should have developed the following generic skills: |
|Notes:||This subject is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Biomedicine.|
Bachelor of Biomedicine |
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