TV5111 - Applied Pathology
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences
Available to graduate students with a degree in Veterinary Science (other appropriately
trained graduates may enrol at the discretion of the Director of the Australian Institute
of Tropical Veterinary and Animal Science).
This subject covers the essential concepts of the pathobiology of the various body
systems using examples from human and veterinary medicine. Under the direction of
the staff member responsible, students will handle and/or review material submitted
to the pathology section for diagnosis.
- conduct postmortem examinations on domestic animals, wildlife, laboratory animals,
interpret major gross and microscopic changes and prepare reports on them;
- appreciate the complexity of disease and the role of predisposing factors describe
the major diseases affecting particular body systems for diagnosis;
- relate structural changes to functional ones and suggest which laboratory procedures
might be appropriate;
- understand how one or several injurious agents cause these diseases and how each disease
- be familiar with routine techniques and procedures used in diagnostic pathology.
- prac exams (40%)
- assignments (60%).
Special Assessment Requirements
Continuiing assessment on case-by-case basis of material handled by the student
Study Period 2
|Census Date 27-Aug-2020
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 10 hours tutorials
- 30 hours practicals
- 12 hours professional Experience
- assessment and self-directed study
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