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BM1022 - Physiological Systems and Processes 2

Credit points: 03
Year: 2018
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;
  • explain introductory principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics and illustrate these concepts with exemplar drugs;
  • describe the components of the immune system and explain their roles in resistence to disease.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PP2201

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 23-Aug-2018
Coordinator: Dr Kate Miller
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner, Dr John Smithson, Dr Kate Miller.
Contact hours:
  • 38 hours lectures
  • 3 hours tutorials
  • 14 hours practicals
    Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); quizzes or tests (50%); presentations (20%).

    Townsville, Limited, Study Period 2
    Census Date 23-Aug-2018
    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.
    Contact hours:
    • 20 hours practicals
      Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); quizzes or tests (50%); presentations (20%).

      Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
      Census Date 23-Aug-2018
      Coordinator: Dr Kate Miller
      Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner, Dr John Smithson, Dr Kate Miller.
      Contact hours:
      • 38 hours lectures
      • 3 hours tutorials
      • 14 hours practicals
        Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); quizzes or tests (50%); presentations (20%).

        Mackay, Limited, Study Period 2
        Census Date 23-Aug-2018
        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.
        Contact hours:
        • 3 hours tutorials - residential
        • 14 hours practicals - residential
          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 23-Aug-2018
          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.
          Contact hours:
          • 3 hours tutorials - residential
          • 14 hours practicals - residential
            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.