|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Medicine & Dentistry|
Available to level 3 Bachelor of Pharmacy students.
This subject is designed to introduce the student to some of the conditions that are associated with the central and peripheral nervous systems. You will learn about the pathophysiology of these conditions and their clinical management. Mental health includes a variety of conditions such as depression, schizophrenia and anxiety disorders. In addition you will learn about a number of neurological conditions including epilepsy and neurodegenerative conditions such as Parkinson's disease and Alzheimber's Disease. Consequently the number of drugs included in this subject is vast and you will learn about their side effect profiles, contraindications and in particular the appropriate use of therapeutic drug monitoring. This subject also seeks to build and develop students written and communication skills.
|Prerequisites:||All level 2 BPharm subjects|
|PP2231 and PP3252|
|Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal|
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019|
|Coordinator:||Dr Aaron Drovandi|
|Lecturers:||Mr David Herron, Assoc. Professor Ian Heslop, Professor Beverley Glass.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (60%); osce (25%); quizzes (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.