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VCW1101

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

3 points, SCA Band 2, 0.0625 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
OfferedParkville First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Parkville Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)TBC

Synopsis

This unit will describe the anatomy and physiology of normal tissue structure and outline the physiology, process and types of wound healing. It will explore the general principles necessary to achieve better wound healing as well as the intrinsic and extrinsic factors that affect wound healing.

Objectives

At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Describe anatomy and physiology of normal tissue structure;
  2. Describe the physiology of wound healing
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of wound healing across the age continuum;
  4. Identify local and systemic factors that promote or impede wound healing;
  5. Recognise different phases of wound healing and explain factors that may impact on the progression of healing.

Assessment

Minor assignment (30%); major written assignment (60%); participation in online tutorials (10%)

Chief examiner(s)

Adriana Tiziani