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PP3151 - General Pathobiology

Credit points: 03
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

This subject will address the mechanisms of disease processes. Thus, the general principles of pathobiology are covered with particular reference to the changes at the levels of cells, tissues and organs.

Learning Outcomes

  • appreciate at the cellular level the difference between cell degeneration and death, and adaption of cells to an altered extracellular environment;
  • describe in general terms the procedures routinely used in diagnostic pathology;
  • describe the cellular changes that occur in such states as genetic disorders, inflammation, immunopathology and neoplasia;
  • understand how cells respond to injury of diverse type.
Prerequisites: AT2110
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PP5151 TV5110

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Dr Linda Hayes
Lecturers: Dr Pam Ness, Dr Jenni Scott, Dr Linda Hayes, Mrs Karen Reeks, Mr Laurie Reilly.
Contact hours:
  • 35 hours lectures
  • 36 hours practicals
    Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); other exams (20%); practical exam (30%); assignments (10%).

    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.