Cardiovascular and Renal (PHAR7113)


This unit of study covers the physiology and pathophysiology of the cardiovascular and renal systems; aetiology, treatment, management and monitoring of patients with renal (including acute and chronic renal failure) and cardiovascular disease (including hypertension, heart failure, coronary heart disease, lipid disorders); interpretation of relevant clinical and laboratory tests; pharmacological and non-pharmacological management; the role of the specialist cardiovascular/renal pharmacist in management and education of patients and other health care practitioners; public health approaches to the prevention of cardiovascular and renal disease; management and prevention of co-morbidities.

Further unit of study information


Classes will delivered through on-line discussions, case studies and role plays.


On-line quizzes, satisfactory participation in on-line discussions, assignments (100%).

Faculty/department permission required?


Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.