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BM1022 - Physiological Systems and Processes 2

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

Available to Nursing Science students only. Available to Sport & Exercise Science students (CAIRNS) only. TSV and CNS Limited availabilities are restricted to students admitted to 78110E - Bachelor of Nursing Science [External].

This subject introduces the discipline of pharmacology and applies the principles of this discipline to management of pain and inflammation. It then introduces the immune system and the inflammatory reaction and how these relate to tissue invasion and injury. Finally, it introduces healthcare related microbiology and some of the major the pathogens which invade the body to cause disease and illness

Learning Outcomes

  • define the major groups of microorganisms and list their defining features;
  • compare modes of transmission of microorganisms and identify treatment and prevention strategies;
  • describe the components of the immune system and explain their roles in resistence to disease;
  • explain introductory principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics and illustrate these concepts with exemplar drugs.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PP2201

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Kate Miller
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner, Dr John Smithson, Dr Kate Miller.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours lectures
  • 3 hours tutorials
  • 14 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); quizzes or tests (50%); presentations (20%).

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Face to face teaching (Face to face dates exist for this subject)
Coordinator: Dr Pam Megaw, Dr Kate Miller
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner, Mrs Elspeth Wood, Dr John Smithson, Assoc. Professor Catherine Rush, Mr Alan Ramsay, Dr Kate Miller.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); quizzes or tests (50%); presentations (20%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Kate Miller
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner, Dr John Smithson, Dr Kate Miller.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours lectures
  • 3 hours tutorials
  • 14 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); quizzes or tests (50%); presentations (20%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Kate Miller
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner, Dr John Smithson, Dr Kate Miller.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours lectures
  • 3 hours tutorials
  • 14 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); quizzes or tests (50%); presentations (20%).

Mackay, Limited, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Face to face teaching (Face to face dates exist for this subject)
Coordinator: Dr Pam Megaw, Dr Kate Miller
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner, Mrs Elspeth Wood, Dr John Smithson, Assoc. Professor Catherine Rush, Mr Alan Ramsay, Dr Kate Miller, Mrs Jane O'Shannessy, Dr Therese Kairuz.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 3 hours tutorials - residential
  • 14 hours practicals - residential
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); quizzes or tests (50%); presentations (20%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Mount Isa, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Kate Miller
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner, Mrs Elspeth Wood, Dr John Smithson, Assoc. Professor Catherine Rush, Mr Alan Ramsay, Dr Kate Miller, Dr Therese Kairuz.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 3 hours tutorials - residential
  • 14 hours practicals - residential
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); quizzes or tests (50%); presentations (20%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.