University of Technology Sydney

91239 Human Pathophysiology

6cp; 2hpw (lecture, online), 2hpw (practical/workshop)
Requisite(s): 91400 Human Anatomy and Physiology
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.


This subject aims to provide an overview of the essential elements of the disease process as it occurs in some common disorders of each of the major body systems. This information is provided in the context of how the commonly seen disorder affects healthy structure and function, and so reinforces basic anatomy and physiology previously studied. Students learn the knowledge in a clinical practice-oriented mode. Topics include immunology, nutrition, endocrine, gastrointestinal, respiratory, cardiovascular, renal and body fluid, nervous, musculoskeletal and reproductive disorders.

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Spring session, City campus

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