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|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Medicine & Dentistry|
Infectious and dermatological conditions are commonly occurring forms of disease, particularly in tropical, rural and remote locations. This integrated subject will allow students to describe and differentiate a range of infectious diseases and dermatological conditions, and recommend suitable pharmacological and non-pharmacological management options. Students will also gain an understanding of the clinical usage of the medications used to manage these conditions. Students will develop an understanding of the principles of antimicrobial stewardship, disease prevention and treatment, the identification of common infections and skin diseases, and factors affecting the use and selection of topical medications.
Attendance at residential school
|Prerequisites:||COMPLETION OF ALL LEVEL 1 SUBJECTS|
|Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal|
|Census Date 26-Aug-2021|
|Coordinator:||Mrs Gillian Knott|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner, Professor Beverley Glass, Dr Martina Mylrea, Assoc. Professor John Smithson, Ms Kerrie Aitken, Assoc. Professor Catherine Rush, Mrs Amanda Mackay, Dr Robi Islam.|
The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.
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