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PGW1101

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

3 points, SCA Band 2, 0.0625 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
OfferedParkville First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Parkville Second semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Adriana Tiziani

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.

Students are required to have the minimum computer systems requirements as specified by the Faculty and regular internet access.

Objectives

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

  • Describe anatomy and physiology of normal tissue structure;
  • Describe the physiology of wound healing
  • Demonstrate an understanding of wound healing across the age continuum;
  • Identify local and systemic factors that promote or impede wound healing;
  • 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

Contact hours

Students are expected to allow 3- 6 hours per week over the semester in study time.

Prohibitions

VCW1101