Unit

School Of Nursing And Midwifery

Bioscience 2Western Sydney University Unit Code: 401006.3

Discipline: HUMAN BIOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Bashir Sumar


Assumed Knowledge
Basic knowledge of the human body systems, growth and development, homeostasis and the relationship to health, activities of living and the National Health Priorities.


Equivalent Units
400750 - Introduction to Health Breakdown

Corequisite
401002 Bioscience 1

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4691 Bachelor of Nursing or 4693 Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced). Unitrack students may study this unit as a miscellaneous unit.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Spring  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Spring  Yes  Liverpool Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 WSU Online Trimester 1  Yes  WSU Online - ONLINE  McKellar  Timetable not available   Print Unit Outline*
2020 WSU Online Trimester 2  Yes  WSU Online - ONLINE  Bingham  Timetable not available   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
This unit extends knowledge gained in Bioscience 1 and introduces nursing students to concepts associated with alterations in health and wellness as a consequence of life transition. It includes an introduction to pathophysiology, pharmacology, immunology and microbiology. The unit also focuses on the impact of microorganisms on the health of people and the body’s natural defences, as well as pharmacological interventions, in dealing with infections and injuries and its significance for nursing.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Access to an internet enabled device is essential in order to be able to: access course materials; to participate in discussion groups; and to access additional resources provided by the lecturer during the session. See http://www.westernsydney.edu.au/currentstudents/current_students/services_and_facilities/uwsonline_student_support for further information.


Courses
4691.1Bachelor of NursingCONTINUING
4691.2Bachelor of NursingCONTINUING
4691.3Bachelor of NursingCONTINUING
4691.4Bachelor of NursingCURRENT
4693.3Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced)CONTINUING
4693.4Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced)CONTINUING
4693.5Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced)CURRENT
4780.1Bachelor of Nursing - WSU OnlineCURRENT




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