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MTEC701 Biomedical Science for Medical Technicians

Cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology, respiratory physiology and pathophysiology, the physiology of sleep, and respiratory and cardiovascular pharmacology.

Biomedical Science for Medical Technicians is the first paper in this qualification and aims to give students a broad understanding of the basic physiology and pathophysiology that underlies the practice of cardiac and sleep technology.

Paper title Biomedical Science for Medical Technicians
Paper code MTEC701
Subject Medical Technology
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,692.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,125.00

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Restriction
MTEX 701
Limited to
PGCertMedTech, PGDipMedTech
Eligibility
Suitable for graduates with a science degree - in particular those who are interested in physiology/anatomy and want to work as a sleep or cardiac physiologist.
Contact
Hannah Douglass: hannah.douglass@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Co-ordinator: Hannah Douglass
Convenor: Associate Professor Peter Larsen
Lecturers: Graham Orsbourn and Dr Angela Campbell
Paper Structure
The paper consists of assignments, discussion forums and a contact course, all of which are designed to give you a foundational understanding of physiology and pathophysiology as it relates to the practice of medical technology.
Teaching Arrangements
This paper has a three-day compulsory residential course held at the Wellington campus.
Textbooks
There are no required textbooks for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
This paper involves learning and understanding the biomedical sciences including:
  • Cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology
  • Respiratory physiology and pathophysiology
  • The physiology of sleep
  • Respiratory and cardiovascular pharmacology

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology, respiratory physiology and pathophysiology, the physiology of sleep, and respiratory and cardiovascular pharmacology.

Biomedical Science for Medical Technicians is the first paper in this qualification and aims to give students a broad understanding of the basic physiology and pathophysiology that underlies the practice of cardiac and sleep technology.

Paper title Biomedical Science for Medical Technicians
Paper code MTEC701
Subject Medical Technology
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,746.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,490.00

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Restriction
MTEX 701
Limited to
PGCertMedTech, PGDipMedTech
Eligibility
Suitable for graduates with a science degree - in particular those who are interested in physiology/anatomy and want to work as a sleep or cardiac physiologist.
Contact
Hannah Douglass: hannah.douglass@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Co-ordinator: Hannah Douglass
Convenor: Associate Professor Peter Larsen
Lecturers: Graham Orsbourn and Dr Angela Campbell
Paper Structure
The paper consists of assignments, discussion forums and a contact course, all of which are designed to give you a foundational understanding of physiology and pathophysiology as it relates to the practice of medical technology.
Teaching Arrangements
This paper has a three-day compulsory residential course held at the Wellington campus.
Textbooks
There are no required textbooks for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
This paper involves learning and understanding the biomedical sciences, including:
  • Cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology
  • Respiratory physiology and pathophysiology
  • The physiology of sleep
  • Respiratory and cardiovascular pharmacology

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard