3 points, SCA Band 2, 0.0625 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
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- Previously coded PGW1101
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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.
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.
Minor assignment: 30%
Major written assignment: 60% (hurdle)
Participation in online tutorials: 10%
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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