Concepts in Pathophysiology (10201.1)
|Level:||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|
|HECS Bands:||2, 4|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Nursing|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 1 MRS Elyse LADBROOK (Ph: +61 2 62015130 ) ON-CAMPUS
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An understanding of pathophysiology of the human body is essential for all health practitioners. Using a conceptual framework and a case study approach, students will examine systemic physiological processes and associated alterations across the life span. Key concepts covered in this unit will relate to: ventilation/perfusion, pressure, inflammation, immunology, haemostasis, acid-base and fluid imbalance.
On completion of this unit students will demonstrate: knowledge and understanding of the processes underlying common alterations to health, and apply and articulate this knowledge to the analysis of specific body systems; through critical thinking.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Define specific pathophysiological concepts;
2. Apply pathophysiological concepts to body systems;
3. Discuss manifestations associated with altered health states across the life span; and
4. Apply the fundamental pathophysiological concepts to diverse clinical situations.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 1, 2020
Semester 1, 2019
On-Campus Attendance (Expected) and Online Content (ON-CAMPUS)
- Assessment item 1: Online quizzes x 2 (20% of overall grade (10% per quiz) )
- Assessment item 2: Concept analysis - Group presentation and individual summary (40% of overall unit grade The group presentation is worth 50% of this assessment. The individual summary is worth 50% of this assessment. )
- Assessment item 3: Final exam (40% of overall grade )
- On-Campus Attendance (Expected) and Online Content (ON-CAMPUS)