MD2012 - Integrated Human System Pathophysiology Part 2 of 2
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Medicine & Dentistry
Available only to MBBS students
This subject continues examining foundation knowledge of anatomy, physiology and common
pathophysiologies, body systems as well as mental health disorders, presented with
emphasis on rural, remote, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and tropical settings.
They are presented in an integrated fashion and explore science and social science
dimensions and related clinical skills. This subject is only available to students
enrolled in the MBBS program.
- describe the anatomy, physiology and important pathophysiologies of NS, MP, GIMN &
MPsych, HRM, RM & RRITH, interpret common findings from histories, examinations and
test results and describe management principles;
- describe the features of tropical, rural and remote Australia including Aboriginal
and Torres Strait Islanders populations, including demography, epidemiology and life
style and analyse the patterns of health and disease, including mental health disorders
and their causations in these populations;
- effectively communicate when interviewing children, couples and families, writing
a scientific paper and delivering scientific posters in a group;
- perform clinical skills related to these systems;
- identify ethical issues, particularly from a social justice perspective, associated
with the Year 2 experience and analyse how these are relevant to being a medical practitioner.
- Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (72%) - Individual
- On-Course (9% SP1 + 9% SP2); Integrated across subject chain. The detail of the assessment
is available in the subject outlines - (18%) - Individual
- Performance/Practice/Product > Multi-station assessment task (MSAT) - (10%) - Individual.
Special Assessment Requirements
Satisfactory attendance is required at community and clinical placements. Satisfactory
academic and professional standards, as described in the College program Assessment
Guidelines, must be achieved in order to progress to the next year.
As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final
standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded
for each subject after successful completion of all
parts of the subject chain.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 26-Aug-2021
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 52 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - Introductory sessions for each subject each week
- 168 hours practicals - Guided Learning Sessions: 4x 3 hours sessions each week Clinical Skills Sessions:
12 hours over 13 weeks
- 52 hours workshops - Synthesising Sessions integrate concepts and content
- 24 hours - Integrating Sessions present more complex issues in interactive panel formats
- 144 hours placement
- assessment and self-directed study
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