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BIO3109 Integrative Pathology

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Medical Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 24 May 2022

Requisites

Pre-requisite: BIO2106 or BIO2108 or BIO2215 or BIO2216

Overview

This course is designed to increase the student’s knowledge and understanding of the process of disease at the genetic, molecular, cellular and tissue level. This course explores systemic pathology and diseases of organ systems. Integrative pathology will enable the student to integrate the theory and practice of the various disciplines of pathology in their approach to the laboratory investigation, diagnosis and therapeutic options in individual patients and will enhance their capacity to make critical and informed judgments in a professional setting.

This course will consolidate the students' knowledge and understanding of the various disciplines of pathology in a study of the structural and functional changes in cells, tissues and organs associated with the human body's response to toxic stressors and injury. Integrative pathology will integrate the theory and associated laboratory practices presented in the Haematology, Clinical Biochemistry, Histopathology, Molecular Diagnostics and Medical Microbiology and Immunology courses in the Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science for the emerging Medical Laboratory Scientist.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2022 Online
Date printed 24 May 2022