Concepts in Pathophysiology (10201.1)
|Level:||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|
Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
|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 2021 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)
150 hours over the enrolment period, consisting of online podcast/lectures and tutorials.
10298 Foundations of Anatomy and Physiology OR
9042 Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses OR
9808 Regional Anatomy and Physiology OR
6529 Systemic Anatomy and Physiology
9053 Alterations in Health 2