ADVANCED TOPICS IN MEDICAL SCIENCES B

MED3ATB

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Advanced Topics in Medical Science B (MED3ATB) is a third year unit that consists of current topics in biomedical science including introductory pharmacology concepts, cardiomyopathy, sepsis and animal models of disease; neuromuscular physiology and how perturbations in various physiological aspects result in neuromuscular disorders; the complexity in understanding and treating CNS disorders; and our current understanding of the biological processes involved in aging and their impact on health and disease.

SchoolSchool of Molecular Sciences/LIMS

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHamsa Puthalakath

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites MED2BMS and must be admitted in one of the following course codes: SBMS, SBMSSI or SBSSI (Pharmaceutical Science major) and have completed 75 credit points at second year.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects MED3MSB

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students undertaking this subject must also complete one of the following subjects: MED3ABS or MED3PRJ or MED3LAB.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Discuss key principles and give examples describing our current understanding of introductory pharmacological principles, sepsis, cardiomyopathy, neuromuscular and central nervous system disorders, the processes involved in aging and animal models of disease.

Activities:
Quizzes are given in lectures as formative assessment of content knowledge Written Examination questions

02. Apply key principles to understand and explain new examples or clinical/research cases.

Activities:
Discussion of cases for the case study assessments will require the application of discipline specific knowledge. Written examination questions require application of knowledge in some instances.

03. Summarise knowledge of disease-related topics with application to a specific 'case' supported by evidence obtained from primary information sources.

Activities:
Case Study sessions are used for guided examination and group discussion of the case in light of current knowledge. Students then research the topic further and write a fully referenced report on the assigned case topic.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHamsa Puthalakath

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Four 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Delivery Method: Or On-Line."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case study report 1 x 400 words10 02, 03
End of Semester exams 2x1.5h60 01, 02
4 Online quizzes (200 word equivalent)10 01, 02
Case Study report 1x 800 words20 02, 03

Singapore, 2018, Term L6, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorYeliz Boglev

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 44 - 48
One 48.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 44 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.
"48-hours of Blended Lectures and Online Learning Activities in the teaching period delivered as a combination of face-to-face and online"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case study report 1 x 400 words10 02, 03
End of Semester exams 2x1.5h60 01, 02
4 Online quizzes (200 word equivalent)10 01, 02
Case Study report 1x 800 words20 02, 03

Singapore, 2018, Term L6, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorYeliz Boglev

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 44 - 48
One 48.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays at night from week 44 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.
"48-hours of Blended Lectures and Online Learning Activities in the teaching period delivered as a combination of face-to-face and online"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case study report 1 x 400 words10 02, 03
End of Semester exams 2x1.5h60 01, 02
4 Online quizzes (200 word equivalent)10 01, 02
Case Study report 1x 800 words20 02, 03