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|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences|
The Systemic Pathophysiology and Therapeutics subject builds on the basic concepts of physiology to explain how the normal functioning of the human body can become altered in the disease state. Disorders affecting major organ systems in the body, namely the cardiovascular, respiratory, genitourinary, gastrointestinal, and endocrine systems will be studied. The nervous system is covered separately in Neuropharmacology (PP3252:03). Having examined the basis for abnormal function in disease, we then explore how drug treatments may be used to help restore normal function. In addition to the theoretical basis for drug intervention, the practical considerations of managing these treatments will also be discussed.
Obtain 40% or greater in BOTH the Practical Examination AND the Final Examination; Satisfactory completion of on-course assessment; A pass mark of 40% or greater overall for on-course assessment items is considered Satisfactory
|Prerequisites:||PP2101 AND PP2201|
|PP5251 TV5110 TV5111|
|Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal|
|Census Date 26-Aug-2021|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor Donna Rudd, Mr Gary Nolan, Professor David Whitmore|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Donna Rudd, Assoc. Professor Suzy Munns, Dr Lisa Chilton, <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Damien Paris, Assoc. Professor Haleagrahara Nagaraja, Professor Zoltan Sarnyai, Mr Gary Nolan, Dr Ranjna Kapoor, Dr Richard Francis, Ms Christine Hall, Dr Donna Martin.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
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