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Endocrinology and Tumour Markers G (9839.2)

Level: Graduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Diagnostic Pathology

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  • Semester 2, 2019, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (188555) - View
  • Semester 2, 2018, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (180341) - View
  • Semester 2, 2017, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (164456) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (148645) - View

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Syllabus

This unit will provide an advanced knowledge of the metabolism and function of hormones and includes: the laboratory investigation of disorders of thyroid, pituitary, adrenal, hypothalamic, ovarian, testicular and renal hormones; and the use of tumour markers in oncology. This unit is co-taught with the undergraduate unit 9840 Endocrinology and Tumour Markers.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate (have) an advanced knowledge of the metabolism and functions of common hormones;

2. Implement the use of biochemical tests and explain their clinical significance in the assessment of: thyroid, pituitary, adrenal, hypothalamic, ovarian and testicular function; and

3. Demonstrate (have) an advanced knowledge of the use of biochemical tests as tumour markers.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

5 hours per week.

Prerequisites

None

Corequisites

Must be enrolled in 315JA Master of Diagnostic Pathology OR 167JA Graduate Certificate in Diagnostic Pathology OR 168JA Graduate Diploma n Diagnostic Pathology.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

8617 Clinical Chemistry 2 G.

Equivalent Units

8617 Clinical Chemistry 2 G.


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