This unit furthers student's understanding of pathophysiological principles and disease processes introduced in RBM2101 Pathophysiology & Quality Use of Medicines 1. It supports components in the other nursing units. Topics will include neoplasia, disorders of the endocrine, musculoskeletal and haematological systems and the gastrointestinal tract and the quality use of medicines. Disorders of the reproductive tract including infertility will be presented. Genetic disorders and their modes of inheritance will also be examined. Students will further develop their knowledge of pharmacology in clients with diabetes mellitus, cancer, arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions and related co-morbidities.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is not compulsory for any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.