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2014 CXA204 Bioscience 1

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: No

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OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
CXA204 H,L,R,V

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H On Campus 24-FEB-2014 23-MAR-2014 14-APR-2014 30-MAY-2014
Sem 1 L On Campus 24-FEB-2014 23-MAR-2014 14-APR-2014 30-MAY-2014
Sem 1 R On Campus 24-FEB-2014 23-MAR-2014 14-APR-2014 30-MAY-2014
Sem 1 V On Campus 24-FEB-2014 23-MAR-2014 14-APR-2014 30-MAY-2014

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2014 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2014 will be available from the 1st October 2013.

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DESCRIPTION
This unit builds on the basic knowledge from CXA107 Fundamentals of Bioscience to develop an understanding of the physiology and pathophysiology of the nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, musculoskeletal, immune and endocrine systems. Principles of pharmacology are introduced and, through a systems based approach, the actions of commonly used medicines are explored. Microbiology, includinginfections, immunisation and the use of antibiotics are discussed in relation to health care environments and clinical practice.

This unit is offered in parallel to second year Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Paramedic Practice units and provides a bioscience foundation for these units.

WEIGHT: 25%

ASSESSMENT:

weekly in class assessment (20%), on-line assessment (40%), 3-hr final exam (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN:

5-hrs lectures and 2-hrs workshop per week for 9 weeks

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web dependent - H,L,V,R
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Resource dependent teaching & learning - H,L,V,R
Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq CXA107

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)

STAFF: Ms J. Tarr (Coordinator)

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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