RBM2540 - Pathophysiology 2
RBM2560 - Medical Biochemistry
RBM2800 - Cardiorespiratory and Renal Physiology
Pre-requisites not applicable for HBPA students.
|1.||Describe the general principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics;|
|2.||Identify and explain the mechanism of action for the major drug groups affecting (autonomic nervous system, cardiorespiratory system, clotting, kidney, gastrointestinal system, endocrine system, mood, signal conduction, inflammation, cell cycle (cancer, anti-microbials), to then provide relevant examples;|
|3.||Conceptually map the processes involved in new drug development and requirements for the admission of new drugs; and|
|4.||Demonstrate hands on laboratory excision skills.|
|Review||Literature Review or Summary of articles (1000 words)||30%|
|Test||Two Online theory MCQ tests (10% each)||20%|
|Practicum||Wet lab surgical practice||20%|
|Case Study||Case study activity (2 hours)||30%|
Fundamentals of Pharmacology 7th ed.
Bullock, S.,& Manias, E. (2016)
Pearson Education Australia
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