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Science in nursing 3 (6 points)


Leader: Dr Wendy Wright (Gippsland), Dr Richard Duckett (Peninsula)

Gippsland First semester 2003 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2003 (Day)
Peninsula Summer 2003 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2004 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2004 (Day)
Peninsula Summer 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The unit aims to continue the study of anatomy and physiology undertaken in first year by examining the urinary system, fluids and electrolytes, the digestive system, and the involvement of nerves and hormones in each. The study of microbiology commenced in first year is extended to examine the immune response to infection and immune disorders. In each body system normal functioning will be compared to a selected number of disease states. At this level, a greater emphasis is placed on pathophysiology by the use of case study scenarios.

Assessment: MCQ Quizzes(3): 20% Labaratory reports (3): 20% Tutorial case report (1): 10% Written Examination (2 hours): 50%

Contact Hours: 6 hours per week

Prerequisites: NUR1301, NUR1302

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