Courses & Units

Bioscience 1 CXA204

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Rozelle - Sydney, Darlinghurst - Sydney

Introduction

This unit builds on the basic knowledge from CXA107 Fundamentals of Bioscience to develop an understanding of the physiology and pathophysiology of the nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, musculoskeletal - remove this, immune and endocrine systems. Principles of pharmacology are introduced and, through a systems based approach, the actions of commonly used medicines are explored. Microbiology, including infections, immunisation and the use of antimicrobials are discussed in relation to health care environments and clinical practice.

This unit is offered in parallel to second year Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Paramedic Practice and Bachelor of Health units and provides a bioscience foundation for these units.

Summary

Unit name Bioscience 1
Unit code CXA204
Credit points 25
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline School for Health Sciences
Teaching staff

Ms J. Tarr (Coordinator)

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Rozelle - Sydney Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Darlinghurst - Sydney Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 27/2/2017 23/3/2017 17/4/2017 2/6/2017

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2017: $2,262.00 2017: $4,110.00 010913

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

  • CXA107, CXA204

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

5-hrs lectures and 2-hrs workshop per week for 9 weeks

Assessment

weekly in class assessment (20%), on-line assessment (40%), 3-hr final exam (40%)

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Textbooks

RequiredNone
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