IMED3002 Body Systems and Disease II

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)

If this unit does not have an online alternative, then students who are presently unable to enter Western Australia and whose studies would be delayed by an inability to complete this unit, should contact the unit coordinator (details given on this page) to ascertain, on an individual case-by-case basis, if alternate arrangements can be made to support their study in this unit.

AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Level 3 core unit in the Medical Sciences major sequence
Content
This unit covers clinically relevant bioscience aspects of the head, neck and sensory organs and neurological systems.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) explain generic principles of clinically relevant normal and abnormal human structure, function, behaviour and development of the renal, head, neck and sensory organs and neurological systems.; (2) outline the classification, epidemiology, aetiology, pathophysiology and natural history of specified medical conditions within the renal, head, neck and sensory organs and neurological systems.; (3) outline the common clinical and pathological manifestations of specified medical conditions within the renal, head, neck and sensory organs and neurological systems.; (4) outline the diagnostic and therapeutic principles for specified medical conditions within the renal, head, neck and sensory organs and neurological systems.; and (5) discuss strategies for health maintenance, promotion, screening and disease prevention for specified medical conditions within the renal, head, neck and sensory organs and neurological systems..
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) final examination; (2) in-semester tests; and (3) written assignment. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 overall and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Professor Liz Quail and Dr Amber Boyatzis
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
IMED2003 Essentials of Research in the Health and Medical Sciences and IMED2004 Human Development and Genetics
Co-requisites:
IMED3001 Body Systems and Disease I
Contact hours
lectures: 3-5 hours per week; practical sessions: up to 20 hours per semester
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