In this subject students study aspects of pharmacology, respiratory and digestive anatomy and physiology, and nutrition and metabolism with particular emphasis on those aspects pertinent to the study of nursing.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2019.
School of Biomedical Sciences
Available only to students enrolled in Bachelor of Nursing (from Wagga, Albury and Dubbo campuses), Bachelor of Arts, Human Bioscience minor, and the Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery courses.
BMS101, BMS102, BMS231, BMS232
Pharmacology: * Fundamentals of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. * Autonomic nervous system pharmacology. * Central nervous system pharmacology. * Drugs used to treat cardiovascular disease. * Diuretics. * Introduction to cancer chemotherapy. * Introduction to toxicology. The Respiratory System: * Anatomy of the respiratory system. * Mechanics of breathing. * Gas exchange. * Transport of blood gases. * Control of respiration. * Respiratory microbiology. The Digestive System: * Functional anatomy of the digestive system. * Accessory glands (liver, pancreas). * Digestion and absorption. Nutrition and Metabolism: * The nutrients: their structure, function and purpose structure of the digestive system and the associated organs the role of enzymes and biliary secretions in the digestion and absorption of foodstuffs. * Basic metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids and amino acids. * Role of hormones in control of metabolism.
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The information contained in the 2019 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.