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Human Health and Disease Processes - MEDI205

In this unit you will learn the basic concepts in immunology and microbiology, and the fundamental changes in body physiology due to disease. The basic concepts of neoplasia will also be introduced. You will focus on disease etiology, pathogenesis, local and systemic responses to cell injury and various molecular and cellular adaptations to injury and disease, including cell death. Infectious diseases, infection control and vaccination will be discussed using recent local and global health examples. The disease processes will be investigated at cellular, tissue and body system levels and disease will be studied as a personal, community and global issue.
Materials will be presented in lectures, self- directed online learning, tutorial based discussions.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Dr Mirjana Strkalj

Admission to BClinSc and (12cp at 100 level) and (6cp at 200 level) Prerequisite Information


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Assessed As: Graded
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Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

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