Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|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.
A pass in the following subjects prior to enrolment:
Study Period Commencement:
|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 think their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Course Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.
CoordinatorDr Snezana Kusljic
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Level 5, 234 Queensberry St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 9401
F: +61 3 9347 4375
This subject will assist students to expand and deepen their knowledge in the area of pathophysiology related to cancer and other conditions that alter skin, the nervous system, 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
McCance, K. & Huether, S. (2006). Pathophysiology: The biological basis for disease in adults and children (5th ed). St. Louis: Mosby.
Bullock, S., Manias, E. & Galbraith, A. (2007).Fundamentals of pharmacology (5th ed.). Australia: Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education.
Patton, K. & Thibodeau. G. & (2010). Anatomy and physiology (7th ed.). St. Louis: Elsevier Mosby.
Stedman’s medical dictionary for the health professions and nursing. Australian and New Zealand Edition (5th ed.). (2005). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.
|Recommended Texts:||Rang, H., Dale, M., Ritter, J. & Flower, A. (2007). Rang and Dale’s Pharmacology (6thed.). Churchill: Livingstone|
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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:
|Links to further information:||www.nursing.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Nursing Science |
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