Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

With successful completion of this subject students will be able to identify pathophysiologies, which are the changing pathologies of common diseases. The subject will develop knowledge and skills in observation and physical assessment and other foundation capabilities that contribute to planning care for individuals with conditions that require medication interventions.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLyn Faulks

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted into one of the following courses: HBHCB or HBHCK or HBHCM or HBHCP or HBHCW


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

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

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse health information to determine if findings of available tests, observations and physical assessments constitute normal health status.
02. Apply detailed understanding of anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of specified disease states in physical assessments.
03. Critically consider and note implications of any potential contra-indications in terms of health assessment findings and possible medication requirements.

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