|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Medicine & Dentistry|
Available to level 4 Bachelor of Pharmacy students.
Students will learn the physiological and pathophysiological aspects of the reproductive system, including obstetrics, infertility, contraception and gynaecological disorders. The pathophysiology and management of disorders of the endocrine system, such as pancreatic, thyroid and adrenal gland dysfunction. Students will also be taught the relationship between the endocrine and the reproductive system and other body systems such as the central nervous system, immunology and reproduction. The treatment and/or prevention of these conditions in rural and remote Australia will be discussed, with particular reference to the management of diabetes in the Indigenous population of Australia.The student will become knowledgeable about the underlying basis for the normal function and common dysfunctions of the endocrine system. Therapeutic interventions in the normal function of the reproductive system will be explored. Information will be presented in an integrated manner to allow students to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to provide effective primary health and pharmaceutical care to the community and other health care professionals.
|Prerequisites:||PC3001 AND PC3002 AND (PC3204 OR PC3015) AND CH3100 AND PC3005 AND PC3201 AND (PC3202 OR PC3102) AND (PC3205 OR PC3016)|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 24-Mar-2022|
|Coordinator:||Dr John Smithson|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Ian Heslop, Ms Kathy Thomas, Professor Beverley Glass, Mrs Amanda Mackay, Professor Zoltan Sarnyai.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
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.