PGW5101 - Biology of wound healing - 2018

3 points, SCA Band 2, 0.0625 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Chief examiner(s)

Ms Adriana Tiziani

Coordinator(s)

Ms Adriana Tiziani

Quota applies

This unit is quota restricted. Selection is on a first-in, first enrolled basis. For more information please contact the faculty at http://www.monash.edu.au/pharm/future/contact/

Unit guides

Offered

Parkville

Prohibitions

PGW1101

Notes

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.

Outcomes

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% (hurdle)

Participation in online tutorials: 10%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 72 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. The unit requires on average 5-6 hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include teacher directed learning, reading time, participation in tutorials or discussion groups, research and preparation for assignments.

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