Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 2, 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 9 - 10 hours a week to this subject
A pass in the following subject 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 1, 200 Berkeley St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 9428
F: +61 3 8344 4188
This subject builds on the knowledge gained in Nursing Science 1 and examines the pathophysiology of different body systems. The common conditions that alter skin, the nervous system, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, endocrine, musculo-skeletal and genitourinary and reproductive systems will be examined. Students will add to their knowledge of drugs by examining the physiological action of selected subcutaneous, intramuscular and intravenous medications.
At the completion of this subject students should be able to:
Students must achieve an aggregate of 50% and pass the 3-hour written examination to pass the subject.
Patton, K. & Thibodeau. G. & (2010). Anatomy and physiology (7th ed.). St. Louis: Elsevier Mosby.
McCance, K. & Huether, S. (2010). Pathophysiology: The biological basis for disease in adults and children (6th ed). St. Louis: Mosby.
Bullock, S., Manias, E. (2011). Fundamentals of pharmacology (6th ed.).
Stedman’s medical dictionary for the health professions and nursing . Australian and New Zealand Edition (5th ed.). (2005). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.
Rang, H., Dale, M., Ritter, et al. (2012). Rang and Dale’s Pharmacology
|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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