RBM2530 - Pathophysiology 1
|1.||Demonstrate the ability to locate and critically analyse a range of peer reviewed literature including case studies, reviews and primary research articles|
|2.||Critically assess the main types of physical examination and laboratory tests employed to investigate the causes of disease and articulate the scientific basis for preventative interventions|
|3.||Compare and contrast a range of disease processes with reference to specific organ systems and their interplay|
|4.||Utilise and apply scientific principles and protocols to the investigation of pathological conditions, especially with respect to appropriate controls and accurate measurement of physiological parameters|
|5.||Utilise knowledge of pathophysiology to solve moderately complex problems and analyse case studies of disease including writing a case study based on patient and health practitioners perspectives|
|6.||Determine how psychosocial, social and cultural issues may contribute to disease processes, and apply this knowledge to understand how different strategies may be necessary to prevent the development or worsening of disease in a context of social diversity|
|7.||Critically reflect on and analyse processes and data collected with peers in a laboratory setting.|
|Test||Mid semester test (1 hour, MCQ only)||20%|
|Assignment||WIL team project - Assignment (2000 words)||20%|
|Presentation||WIL team project - Oral Presentation (10 minutes, 300 words)||10%|
|Examination||Final Exam (3 hours, MCQ only)||50%|
Pathophysiology: the Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children 7th ed.
McCance. K.L. and Huether, S.E., (2015)
Maryland Heights, Missouri, Mosby Elsevier
Pathology: Clinicopathologic Foundations of Medicine 7th ed.
Rubin, R., Strayer, D. and Rubin, E., (2015)
Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer / Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
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