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BIOS5092: Bio Sciences for Health Professionals (2013 - Semester 1)
|Unit:||BIOS5092: Bio Sciences for Health Professionals (6 CP)|
|Faculty/School:||Discipline of Biomedical Science|
Dr Knight, Peter
|Session options:||Semester 1|
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|Brief Handbook Description:||This unit introduces the fundamentals of Anatomy (structure), Physiology (function) and Pathophysiology (disease processes) of the major systems of the human body. The knowledge and skills acquired will enhance the health science student’s ability to engage in case study-based problem-solving and to develop their clinical reasoning skills. The unit also examines the essential principles of infection control in health care practice and the immune system, highlighting the role of the immune system in disease production and prevention, in response to trauma and in neoplasia. Material will be presented in lectures, practical sessions and online. This unit includes laboratory classes in which human cadavers are studied.|
Ms Douglas-Morris, Jan
Dr Huang, Jin
Dr Holsinger , Damian
Dr Polson , Jaimie
Dr Willis, Catherine
Dr Hegedus, Elizabeth
|T&L Activities:||3hr lectures, 1hr practical/week|
mid semester exam (45%), end semester exam (55%)
There are two examinations for this unit of study
The first will cover the topics:
* Musculoskeletal Anatomy
* Musculoskeletal Pathophysiology
* Cardiovascular anatomy
* Lymphatic system anatomy
This examination will contribute 45% to your final mark.
The examination will comprise multiple choice and short answer questions.
The second examination will be held in the formal examination period (weeks 15 – 16) and is of 2 hours duration. It will cover the remaining topics and contribute 55% to your final mark. The examination will comprise multiple choice and short answer questions.
Worksheets should be submitted online. Please ensure that your name is on the worksheet when you post it.
The worksheets will not contribute to your mark in the unit.
However, completion and submission of the worksheets is a requirement for passing this unit of study.
The worksheets provide a valuable guide to the material that will be covered in the examination
Note: References are provided for guidance purposes only. Students are advised to consult these books in the university library. Purchase is not required.
The following is a list of courses which have added this Unit to their structure.
|Master of Diagnostic Radiography||2011, 2012, 2013|
|Master of Nuclear Medicine||2011, 2012, 2013|
|Master of Radiation Therapy||2011, 2012, 2013|
This unit contributes to the achievement of the following course goals:
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These goals are selected from University Generic Graduate Attributes which defines overall goals for courses where this unit is primarily offered. See University Generic Graduate Attributes for details of the attributes and levels to be developed in the course as a whole. Percentage figures alongside each course goal provide a rough indication of their relative weighting in assessment for this unit. Note that not all goals are necessarily part of assessment. Some may be more about practice activity. See Learning outcomes for details of what is assessed in relation to each goal and Assessment for details of how the outcome is assessed. See Attributes for details of practice provided for each goal.