ADVANCED TOPICS IN MEDICAL SCIENCES B

MED3ATB

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Advanced Topics in Medical Science B (MED3ATB) is a third year subject that consists of current topics in biomedical science including recent advances in pharmacology and therapeutics, 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 Must be admitted into one of the following course codes: SBMS or SBMSSI or SBSSI and must have passed MED2BMS: OR Must be admitted into one of the following course codes SBSCW or SBMB or SBMD and must have passed MED1BSF: or Must be admitted in to LWLBM (Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Biomedicine) course.

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. Apply a thorough comprehension of recent advances in medical sciences suitable for future study in medicine or medical research.

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

02. Critically analyse clinical and research cases in medical science.

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. Evaluate disease-related topics with application to specific cases using 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, 2019, 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*
One case study report (400-words)10 02, 03
End of Semester exams - Paper I- 1.0 hour and Paper II- 1.5 hour 50 01, 02
Online quizzes (200-words equivalent total)These quizzes are on case studies. These will be assessed by week 11.10 01, 02
One case study report (800-words)20 02, 03
Online worksheets (Total 400-words equivalent) and online quizzes (Total-200 word equivalent)These quizzes and worksheets are related to the lecture topic Cardiomyopathy, sepsis and animal models of disease. This topic will not be examined in the end-of-semester exam. Online worksheets and quizzes will be assessed by week 4.10 01, 02

Singapore (PSB), 2019, 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*
One case study report (400-words)10 02, 03
End of Semester exams - Paper I- 1.0 hour and Paper II- 1.5 hour 50 01, 02
Online quizzes (200-words equivalent total)These quizzes are on case studies. These will be assessed by week 11.10 01, 02
One case study report (800-words)20 02, 03
Online worksheets (Total 400-words equivalent) and online quizzes (Total-200 word equivalent)These quizzes and worksheets are related to the lecture topic Cardiomyopathy, sepsis and animal models of disease. This topic will not be examined in the end-of-semester exam. Online worksheets and quizzes will be assessed by week 4.10 01, 02

Singapore (PSB), 2019, 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*
One case study report (400-words)10 02, 03
End of Semester exams - Paper I- 1.0 hour and Paper II- 1.5 hour 50 01, 02
Online quizzes (200-words equivalent total)These quizzes are on case studies. These will be assessed by week 11.10 01, 02
One case study report (800-words)20 02, 03
Online worksheets (Total 400-words equivalent) and online quizzes (Total-200 word equivalent)These quizzes and worksheets are related to the lecture topic Cardiomyopathy, sepsis and animal models of disease. This topic will not be examined in the end-of-semester exam. Online worksheets and quizzes will be assessed by week 4.10 01, 02