PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY

HBS3PAP

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject the pathophysiology component provides students with the fundamental principles of disease. Emphasis begins with general disease processes including cell injury, inflammation, healing, neoplasia and circulatory disturbances. Specific pathological conditions of body systems e.g. cardiovascular, skeletal, respiratory & central nervous systems along with diabetes will be addressed. The pharmacology component deals with general principles of pharmacology, including drug classification, prescriptions, schedules & formulations, & basic pharmacodynamics & pharmacokinetics. These principles are applied to drug therapy of inflammatory, immune & infectious disorders & to selected aspects of systematic pharmacology in relation to disorders studied in the pathophysiology module.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBrian Grills

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HBS1HBA and HBS1HBB; or require coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects HBS2PPY

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Subject only available for students enrolled in Physiotherapy or Orthoptics

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsPharmacologyRecommendedRang HP, Dale MM, Ritter JM and Flower RJCHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, 2007.
ReadingsPharmacology for Health Professionals. 2nd edRecommendedBryant B and Knights K.ELSEVIER, 2007.
ReadingsRobbins Basic Pathology 9th editionRecommendedKumar, Abbas, and Aster. 2012W.B.SAUNDERS

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBrian Grills

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
four 15 min online tests in Pathology (500 word equivalent)10
one 1-hour written Pathology examination28
one 1-hour written examination in Pharmacology28
pne 1-hour mid-semester exam (1000 word equivalent)Hurdle requirement: Students must pass both components of this subject i.e. Pathology and Pharmacology28
two 15-min online tests in Pharmacology (300 word equivalent)6

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBrian Grills

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
four 15 min online tests in Pathology (500 word equivalent)10
one 1-hour written Pathology examination28
one 1-hour written examination in Pharmacology28
pne 1-hour mid-semester exam (1000 word equivalent)Hurdle requirement: Students must pass both components of this subject i.e. Pathology and Pharmacology28
two 15-min online tests in Pharmacology (300 word equivalent)6