GENERAL MEDICINE A
Credit points: 15
In this subject, you will be introduced to the study of systemic disease and its relevance and impacts on oral health. The first in a series of three subjects, this subject begins by building on the foundations of physiology, biochemistry, microbiology and immunology taught in Year 1. The subject encompasses the principles and fundamentals of 'altered homeostasis' and provides a basis for further study in the areas of pathology, pharmacology, oral medicine and oral pathology. With headline examples from the human body's systems, the subject will demonstrate the pathological processes at both cellular and gross level.
Subject Co-ordinatorTerri Meehan-Andrews
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must be admitted in HZHSDD and have passed DEN1DSB; OR Must be admitted in HBOHSB and have passed HBS1HBA and HBS1HBB
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Essentials of pathophysiology
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Bendigo, 2020, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTerri Meehan-Andrews
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Commencing week 23 to 4 groups through Allocated"
One 1.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Commencing week 2, Interactive Clicker session"
|10 x Online learning quizzes (each quiz equiv. to 150 words), total 1500-word equiv. for all quizzes Weekly online quizzes starting week 2 10 MCQ each quiz, 2 attempts Allow 20 minutes each attempt||N/A||N/A||No||20||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|
|One 2-hour written exam (2000 word equiv.) Hurdle requirement: A minimum score of 50% is required in this component.||N/A||N/A||Yes||50||SILO2, SILO3|
|Case study Presentation & Peer review of case study (Total 750 word equiv. per student)||N/A||N/A||No||30||SILO1|