Medical Science 2

Course code MEDI2012Units 20Level 2000Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Medicine and Public Health

This course is designed to ensure students acquire the essential medical science knowledge in relation to problems of the cardiovascular, respiratory and haematological systems. It is based on a series of common medical problems of these systems.

This course is a Compulsory Program Component and students must pass in order to progress in the Bachelor of Medicine program.

This course is offered in Semester 1 only.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesUpon completion of this course, the student will be able to demonstrate understanding and knowledge of the following areas as they relate to the cardiovascular, respiratory and haematological systems:

1. scientific method relevant to biological, behavioural and social sciences at a level adequate to provide a rational basis for present medical practice, and to acquire and incorporate the advances in knowledge which will occur over their working lives;

2. the normal structure, function and development of the human body and mind at all stages of life, the factors that may disturb these, and the interactions between body and mind; and

3. the aetiology, pathology, symptoms and signs, natural history and prognosis of common mental and physical ailments in children, adolescents, adults and the aged. A more detailed knowledge is required of those conditions that require urgent assessment and treatment.
ContentProblem based tutorials and fixed resource sessions in relation to mechanisms of disease of the cardiovascular, respiratory and haematological systems
Anatomy laboratory tutorials
Microscopy tutorials
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeMEDI1011, MEDI1012, MEDI1013, MEDI1014 and MEDI1015
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Examination: Formalup to 3 hours of MCQs and up to 3 hours of SAQs
Group/tutorial participation and contributionattendance and participation at PBL tutorials will be monitored throughout the course by tutors
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Practical: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Problem Based Learning: for 5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Medicine program.

WorkCover approved First Aid Certificate
Working with Children and Young People Declaration
ClinConnect compliance
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for MEDI2012