Prerequisites BIOL228 Applied Science for Practice 3 or equivalent and BIOL229 Applied Science for Practice 4 or equivalent Teaching Organisation Teaching methods include lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and computer-assisted learning. The teaching methods reflect respect for the student as an independent learner. Students will be encouraged to take responsibility for their learning and to actively participate within the group.
This final applied science for practice unit integrates and consolidates the knowledge of the content gained in the preceding units within the context of multiple organ dysfunctions from ageing, illness, or trauma. The role of the immune system in health and illness will be a unifying focus. Knowledge of pathophysiology, pharmacology, microbiology and physical sciences will be further extended in the relevant content areas. Evaluation of current scientific research, including population health trends, will also be incorporated throughout this unit.