Rozelle - Sydney, Hobart
This unit builds on the basic knowledge from CXA107 Fundamentals of Bioscience to develop an understanding of the physiology and pathophysiology of the nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal and immune systems. Principles of pathophysiology and 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.
|Unit name||Bioscience 1|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
|Coordinator||Doctor Chin-Liang (Chin- Liang) Beh|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Rozelle - Sydney||Semester 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Communicate biological information in writing
- Demonstrate and apply knowledge of: the structure and function of body systems; the core principles of physiology and pathophysiology; common medicines; microbiology in healthcare settings
- Analyse and integrate data from clinical scenarios to: explain reasons for normal and abnormal health states; explain reasons for, and consequences of, common clinical interventions.
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Workshops (2 hour weekly)
|Assessment||Quizzes (20%)|Quizzes (40%)|Examination (40%)|
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Craft, J. & Gordon, C., 2019. Understanding Pathophysiology and Pathophysiology Online, 3nd Ed. Elsevier: Sydney.
Norris, T 2020, Porth’s Essentials of Pathophysiology, 5th edn, Wolters Kluwer
We will regularly refer to the following texts:
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