Processes in Disease - PATH2201

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine

School: School of Medical Sciences

Course Outline: PATH2201 Course outline

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: ANAT2241 plus any one of ANAT2111, ANAT1521, PHSL2101, BIOC2101, BIOC2181.

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Lectures, online modules, tutorials and museum study sessions aimed at increasing understanding of important disease processes. Comparisons between normal and abnormal cell, tissue and organ function will be made. Includes processes of cell and tissue degeneration, acute and chronic inflammation, regeneration and repair, infection, atherosclerosis, thrombosis, embolism and infarction. Particular examples include diseases of practical importance such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, pulmonary embolism and myocardial infarction. Aberrations of cell growth introduces neoplasia with examples of common tumours.

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