|Student Contribution Band:||Band 4|
|Administered by:||School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences|
Available only to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Veterinary Science.
This subject will provide foundation knowledge and understanding of the normal structure and physiological function of animals,as applicable to veterinary science. In addition, the basic principles of veterinary pharmacology will be introduced. Learning activities will develop around the themes of animal homeostasis, nervous and endocrine regulation of animal function, the interaction of animal systems with the external environment, and veterinary anatomy. Topics to be addressed include the complexity and diversity of physiological function, biological rhythms, regulation of key aspects of body homeostasis and their relevance to veterinary science; an introduction to cell communication and regulation with veterinary applications; and an introduction to veterinary drug actions, dispersal and toxicology.
|Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2|
|Census Date 25-Aug-2011|
|Coordinator:||Professor Geoffrey Dobson|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (40%); other exams (30%); assignments (30%).|
|Special Assessment Requirements:||Students are required to pass all components of assessment to attain an overall pass grade.|
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.