Barts and The London, School of Medicine and Dentistry

The graduate will be able to apply to medical practice biomedical scientific principles, method and knowledge relating to: (click to see list): TD 8 a-g


This learning outcome is a primary level outcome.

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Apply to anatomy, biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, nutrition, pathology, pharmacology and physiology. The graduate will be able to:

(a)  Explain normal human structure and functions. 
(b)  Explain the scientific bases for common disease presentations. 
(c)  Justify the selection of appropriate investigations for common clinical cases. 
(d)  Explain the fundamental principles underlying such investigative techniques. 
(e)  Select appropriate forms of management for common diseases, and ways of preventing common diseases, and explain their modes of action and their risks from first principles.
(f)  Demonstrate knowledge of drug actions: therapeutics and pharmacokinetics; drug side effects and interactions, including for multiple treatments, long- term conditions and non-prescribed medication; and also including effects on the population, such as the spread of antibiotic resistance.
(g)  Make accurate observations of clinical phenomena and appropriate critical analysis of clinical data. 



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