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IMED3003 Body Systems and Disease III

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2OnlineOnline Restricted
This unit covers clinically relevant bioscience aspects of the musculoskeletal and reproductive systems.
Students are able to (1) explain generic principles of clinically relevant normal and abnormal human structure, function, behaviour and development of the musculoskeletal and reproductive systems; (2) outline the classification, epidemiology, aetiology, pathophysiology and natural history of specified medical conditions within the musculoskeletal and reproductive systems; (3) outline the common clinical and pathological manifestations of specified medical conditions within the musculoskeletal and reproductive systems; (4) outline the diagnostic and therapeutic principles for specified medical conditions within the musculoskeletal and reproductive systems; and (5) discuss strategies for health maintenance, promotion, screening and disease prevention for specified medical conditions within the musculoskeletal and reproductive systems.
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.

For units commencing in May 2022 or later the availability of the supplementary assessment is subject to confirmation.

Student may be offered supplementary assessment in this unit if they meet the eligibility criteria.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Lloyd White
Unit rules
IMED3001 Body Systems and Disease I (ID 5973)
IMED3004 Body Systems and Disease IV (ID 5976)
Contact hours
up to 8 hours per week; workshops: up to 20 hours; self-directed learning activities: up to 20 hours
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  • Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.