PP5151 - General Pathobiology
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences
This subject will address the mechanisms of disease processes. The general principles
of pathobiology are covered with particular reference to the changes at the level
of cells, tissues and organs. Students will also gain skills at gross tissue description,
tissue preservation, cutting and staining techniques.
- describe and compare the difference between cell degeneration and death at the cellular
level and the mechanisms by which cells adapt to an altered extracellular environment;
- compare and contrast cellular changes and responses to a range of pathological conditions
such as necrosis, inflammation, repair, haemostasis, genetic disorders and neoplasia;
- explain in general terms the procedures routinely used in diagnostic pathology;
- critically evaluate the quality of pathological specimens;
- apply knowledge gained in this subject to solve simple biomedical case studies.
Study Period 1
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019
||Dr Linda Hayes
||Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
- 26 hours lectures
- 13 hours tutorials
- 30 hours practicals
- assessment and self-directed study
||end of semester exam (40%); other exams (20%); practical exam (30%); assignments (10%).
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