Medical Science 2
|Course code MEDI2012||Units 20||Level 2000||Faculty 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 2014
|Objectives||Upon 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.
|Content||Problem based tutorials and fixed resource sessions in relation to mechanisms of disease of the cardiovascular, respiratory and haematological systems|
Anatomy laboratory tutorials
|Assumed Knowledge||MEDI1011, MEDI1012, MEDI1013, MEDI1014 and MEDI1015|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Problem Based Learning|
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Self 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
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for MEDI2012|