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BIOS2062: Neuroscience II: Communication Disorders (2013 - Semester 1)
|Unit:||BIOS2062: Neuroscience II: Communication Disorders (6 CP)|
|Faculty/School:||Discipline of Biomedical Science|
Dr Knight, Peter
|Session options:||Semester 1|
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|Brief Handbook Description:||This unit of study considers the development and anatomy of the brainstem and cranial nerves.The anatomy and physiology of special sensory systems and the control and integration of somatic motor activity with special reference to communication are explored comprehensively. Higher functions of the nervous system and adaptive properties including plasticity and recovery of the nervous system after injury are also examined. Considerable emphasis is placed on the anatomical and physiological basis of neurological problems relating to communication disorders throughout the unit of study. This unit of study includes laboratory classes where tissues from human cadavers are examined in detail; attendance at such classes is required for the unit of study.|
Dr Freeman, Alan
Dr Holsinger , Damian
Dr Huang, Jin
Dr Knight, Peter
Dr Mor, David
|T&L Activities:||3hr lectures, 2 hr practicals/week|
mid semester exam (33%), end semester exam (67%)
MID-SEMESTER EXAMINATION scheduled for week 8 will cover the following topics:
• Brainstem & Cranial Nerves
• Vestibular Anatomy
• Vision Anatomy
It may include multiple choice and short answer questions. Details of the question types, and sample questions, will be provided during the semester.
END-SEMESTER EXAMINATION will include:
•The remaining topics; or
It may include multiple choice and short answer questions.
Mid semester and End semester Examination Details:
Multiple choice and short answer questions only.
The following is a list of courses which have added this Unit to their structure.
|Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology)||2010, 2011, 2012, 2013|
|Bachelor of Health Sciences with a Hearing and Speech second major||2010, 2011, 2012, 2013|
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