HBS3501 - Patient, Practitioner and Health System 5
HBS3502 - Evidence for Practice 5
HBS3504 - Clinical Skills 5
|1.||Conceptualise the anatomy, histology and embryology of the abdomen and pelvis;|
|2.||Report on the physiological processes of the viscera of the abdomen and pelvis;|
|3.||Debate the relevance of the osteopathic principles to the anatomy of the abdomen and viscera;|
|4.||Analyse common conditions affecting the abdominal viscera and propose appropriate management; and|
|5.||Evaluate relevant pharmacological interventions for abdominal conditions.|
|Presentation||Group presentation - Review one pharmacological agent for the management of a gastrointestinal complaint (1500 words)||30%|
|Examination||15 minute lab oral examination (equivalent to 1500 words)||30%|
|Examination||2 hour written paper (equivalent of 2000 words)||40%|
Clinically oriented anatomy. 8th ed.
Moore, K. L., Dalley, A. F. & Agur, A.M.R. (2017)
Philadelphia, US: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Guyton and Hall textbook of medical physiology 13th ed.
Hall, J. E. & Guyton, A. C. (2016)
Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
Greenman's principles of manual medicine. 5th ed.
DeStefano, L. A. (2017)
Philadelphia, PA. : Wolters Kluwer.
Pharmacology for health professionals. 4th ed.
Bryant, B., & Knights, K. (2014)
Sydney, Australia: Elsevier.
Where to next?
As part of a course
This unit is studied as part of the following courses. Refer to the course page for information on how to apply for the course.
Study a single unit
This unit may be available as a single unit of study.
Find out more about how to apply for single units of study at VU.
VU takes care to ensure the accuracy of this unit information, but reserves the right to change or withdraw courses offered at any time. Please check that unit information is current with the Student Contact Centre.