Drug Therapy, Disease & Nursing Practice (NURS5086)
UNIT OF STUDY
The knowledge acquired in Bioscience in Health about the cellular and systemic organisation and normal functioning of the human body will be used as a foundation for this unit of study. Basic cellular changes associated with disease processes such as inflammation, infection, neoplasia, thrombosis, ischaemia, haemodynamic disturbance and disturbances of neuro and hormonal transmission will be explored. Pharmacological interventions aimed at restoring or replacing the function of specific cells, tissues or organs affected by these pathological changes will be considered.
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13x2-hr lectures, 6x2-hr tutorials
essay (25%), tutorial report (25%) and written examination (50%)
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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
NURS5083 or BIOL1003 or BIOL1903 or NURS6001
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