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|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Medicine & Dentistry|
Mental health, musculoskeletal and related pain conditions and respiratory conditions represent a significant health burden in Australia. This subject will explore the most significant psychological, respiratory and musculoskeletal conditions that affect the Australian population including a focus on differences in treatment approaches for Indigenous, non-Indigenous and migrant populations. The subject will also examine appropriate approaches to acute and chronic pain management. Students will apply a clinical reasoning process to develop comprehensive pharmaceutical treatment plans to manage psychological, musculoskeletal and respiratory conditions prevalent in northern Australia and tropical regions.
|As this is a core level 3 subject in the BPharm(Hons)/MPharm pathway, students will be expected to have completed all core level 1 and 2 subjects.|
|Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal|
|Census Date 26-Aug-2021|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor John Smithson|
|Lecturers:||Ms Kathy Thomas, Professor Beverley Glass, Dr Martina Mylrea, Assoc. Professor John Smithson, Mr Shane MacDonald, Dr Robi Islam.|
The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.
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