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NSC1500 Biophysical Sciences in Nursing

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery

Other requisites

Only Students in Plan 16768 (External Education) can enrol in the External offer of this course.


This course contains the basic chemistry, biochemistry and physics necessary for understanding the functioning of the healthy human body and for nursing practice. It provides an introduction to the significance of microbes to human health and the fundamentals of infection control practice in the health care setting. The nature of infectious agents, mechanisms of pathogenicity and modes of microbial control are also investigated.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2014 External
Semester 1, 2014 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 1, 2014 On-campus Toowoomba