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Area/Catalogue
PHAR 2020

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
157242

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Course aim

To provide students with knowledge of the pathophysiology of selected organ systems and the mechanisms of action of therapeutic agents used to treat disorders of these systems.

Course content

The pathophysiology of key diseases affecting the major organ systems: integumentary, renal and urogenital, and of advanced stages cardiovascular diseases; metabolism of lipids and the pharmacological properties of specific classes of drugs used to treat these diseases .  Pharmacology of drugs to treat eye, ear, nose and throat conditions.

Textbook(s)

Rang, HP, Dale MM, Ritter JM, Flower RJ and Henderson G 2012, Rang and Dale' s Pharmacology, Current Edition, Elsevier, Edinburgh

Prerequisite(s)

Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
Group 1
BIOL 1049 Human Physiology 100
BIOL 1050 Human Physiology 101
Group 2
BIOL 1007 Molecules to Tissues A
BIOL 1012 Molecules to Tissues B

Students are only required to have one of the above groups for their prerequisite.

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
PHAR 2019 Fundamentals of Pharmacology

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 3 x 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 x 1 hour x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 3 x 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 x 1 hour x 12 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Test - 15% 30 minutes
Test - 25% 50 minutes
Examination - 60% 3 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Test - 15% 30 minutes
Test - 25% 50 minutes
Examination - 60% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

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