PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

HBS2PAT

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will examine disorders which may be experienced by individuals over the life-span, emphasising the basic pathological processes that underlie diseases and the risk factors and contributing causes of disorders. Specifically, general pathological processes will be discussed with emphasis on disturbed function, adaptation to injury, inflammation, tissue healing, immunological disorders, neoplasia, fluid imbalance, thrombosis, embolism and vascular disorders. In addition to general pathological processes, emphasis will be given to relevant disorders of the respiratory, cardiovascular, renal, gastrointestinal, endocrine, skeletal and nervous systems. A variety of teaching methods, including lectures, tutorials, student directed sessions and discipline-related workshops will be used in this subject.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRobert Paine

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HBS1HBA and HBS1HBB; or require coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects HBS3APA, HBS3APB

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Enrolment restricted to Podiatry and HIM and Dietetics students only.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
Readings(2012) Robins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease (9th Ed)RecommendedKumar, V., Abbas, A.K., & Aster.J.C.ELSEVIER SAUNDERS

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRobert Paine

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
four workshop tests (equivalent to approx 500 words)20
one 2-hour written examination40
one 30-minute mid-semester test25
one discipline specific assessment (equivalent 500 words)15

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRobert Paine

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"10 workshops in a study period"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Eight 1.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"discipline specific workshop"

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
four workshop tests (equivalent to approx 500 words)20
one 2-hour written examination40
one 30-minute mid-semester test25
one discipline specific assessment (equivalent 500 words)15