This unit introduces students to the pathological processes underlying various human diseases. Students learn about common pathological conditions, their causes, including environmental factors and their consequences. A group project and presentation allows in-depth study of one disease process, its causes and outcomes.
|Unit name||Pathology of Common Diseases|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
|Coordinator||Doctor Sukhwinder Sohal|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Explain the development and progression of common human pathological states.
- Demonstrate the process of diagnosis of disease by drawing appropriate conclusions from clinical and pathological data.
- Communicate in a systematic way, visually, orally and in writing, using correct, discipline specific terminology.
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Prerequisites(CZZ101 or CXA172) and (CZZ102 or CXA173 or CXA273)
Tutorial – 1 hour (weekly), Independent learning - 2 hours (weekly), individual study - 7 hours (weekly)
|Assessment||Quiz (25%)|Assignment (35%)|Examination (40%)|
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Crowley’s Human Disease, Pathology and Pathophysiology Correlations, 10th Edition, Emily G. Reisner, Howard M. Reisnere.
Kumar, Abbas and Aster, 2014. Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, 9th Edition
Stevens, Lowe and Scott, 2009, Core Pathology, 3rd Edition. Location: On Reserve, Launceston. Also available as an e-book
Damjanov, I 2011, Pathology for the Health-Related Professions, 4th edn, WB Saunders, Philadelphia.
Young, B, Stewart, W, O’Dowd, G 2009, Wheater’s Basic Pathology: A Text, Atlas and Review of Histopathology, 5th edn, Churchill Livingstone.
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