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Health Challenges: Cardiovascular Disease - OLET1501

Year - 2020

This course will discuss in depth, the risk factors, and consequences of cardiovascular diseases. Material covered will include risk factors, angina/heart attack/stroke/high blood pressure, development of blood clots, requirement of stenting (and complications associated with biomaterials), development of antithrombotic and anticoagulant medications for long-term treatment of these patients. It is aimed at all students and does not assume a background in biology.

Classes
The unit can be taken entirely on-line. The commitments include videos, on-line activities, instructional videos and quizzes for 6 modules.

Assessment
Quizzes the end of each module (20%), Discussion post (10%), 2 Assignments, including a short video and brochure (70%)

Textbooks
There is no dedicated textbook for this unit. The unit is hosted through the University's Learning Management System (LMS) where all the resources are available, including videos, links to published papers, summaries and factsheets, and podcasts.

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Physiology
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Physiology
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Steven Wise
HECS Band: 3
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