Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours lectures, 12 hours tutorials. |
Total Time Commitment: In addition to the subject contact hours, students are expected to devote approximately 6 hours a week to this subject.
|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 1, 200 Berkeley St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 9428
F: +61 3 8344 4188
This subject examines the normal physiological function of body systems and students are introduced to pathophysiology through discussion of the processes of degeneration, disease and injury across the lifespan. The characteristics and behaviour of micro-organisms and their relationship to infectious diseases and the immune response will also be explored. Selected drugs and their actions within the body will be introduced to students.
At the completion of this subject students should be able to:
Patton, K. & Thibodeau, G. (2010). Anatomy and physiology (7th ed.). St. Louis: Elsevier Mosby
Bullock, S. & Manias, E. (2011). Fundamentals of pharmacology (6th ed.). Australia: Frenchs Forest: Pearson Education
Stedman’s medical dictionary for the health professions and nursing. Australian and New Zealand Edition (5th ed.). (2005)
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||At the completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate: |
|Links to further information:||http://www.nursing.unimelb.edu.au/|
Master of Nursing Science |
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