|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Medicine & Dentistry|
Available to students enrolled in level 2 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy.
This subject is designed to introduce you to some of the conditions that are associated with the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary systems. You will learn about the pathophysiology of these conditions and their clinical management. In addition you will be introduced to the principles of nutrition in adults and children. Under certain conditions and during the acute phase of some conditions, patients will require supplementary feeding such as enteral nutrition (EN) or total parenteral nutrition (TPN). Indications and contraindications to EN and TPN, as well as formulation of these products, will be covered in this subject. There is also a strong pharmaceutical component to this subject specifically addressing liquid dosage form design and this is supplemented by a practical in pharmaceutical technology. This subject also seeks to build and develop students written and communication skills.
|Prerequisites:||All level 1 BPharm subjects|
|Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal|
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019|
|Coordinator:||Mr David Herron|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Ian Heslop, Mrs Gillian Knott, Professor Beverley Glass, Dr Martina Mylrea.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (60%); other exams (25%); on-course assessment (15%).|
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.