Applied Bioscience for Acute Conditions

Year 2, Semester 2 Core Bioscience

Code GMED2001
Credits 25
Graduate Attributes
The unit covers pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and clinical decision-making for individuals with adverse health  events: respiratory, cardiovascular, neoplasia, hepatobiliary, gastrointestinal and urological dysfunction. Students learn about  changes to normal brain functioning; impacting upon cognition: dementia, delirium. The unit focuses on quality use of  medicines.
Lecture 2.0 Hours, 4.0 Times Semester 
Individual Study 2.0 Hours, 9.0 Times Semester 
Tutorial 2.0 Hours, 9.0 Times Semester 

Learning Outcomes

  • 1 Discuss the pathophysiology of common conditions associated with the unstable person
  • 2 Explain therapeutic clinical management strategies employed by the health care team for the unstable person
  • 3 Describe the role of the nurse or midwife in the management of the unstable person
  • 4 Integrate the relationships between aetiology, pathophysiology, manifestations and therapeutic management of conditions that are associated with the unstable person and implications for clinical practice

Assessment Breakdown