Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours lectures. |
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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:
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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.
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Alan Gilbert Building, Level 7, 161 Barry St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 4171
F: +61 3 8344 4188
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. (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.). Australia: Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education.
Patton, K. & Thibodeau. G. (2013). Anatomy and physiology (8th 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.
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Rang, H., Dale, M., Ritter, J. et al. (2012). Rang and Dale’s Pharmacology (7th ed.). Churchill: Livingstone
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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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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