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Heart disease chemistry 1

Watch David discuss the biochemistry of cholesterol formation, the discovery and design of the statin drugs and the interactions they make with the enzyme. As you make your way through …

Heart disease: patient introduction

Watch Kirstie introduce Steve Park, an overweight 49-year-old with reflux and high blood pressure. Kirstie also reintroduce Steve’s mum, Shirley.

Heart disease: physiology

Watch Dan explain how lipids are transported around the body, what atherosclerosis is and why atherosclerosis increases the risk of diseases such as heart disease. As you make your way …

Introduction week crossword

You may like to test your vocabulary and understanding of terms used in this week of the course by completing the crossword. Go to Downloads to download the Introduction crossword …

Introduction: pharmacology 1

Watch Dan (physiology and pharmacology educator for this course) provide a brief summary of how the body works. Study tips Getting the most out of the videos You can watch …

Introduction: chemistry part 2

Watch David (the chemistry educator for this course) continue to discuss the basic chemistry that will be used throughout the course. As you make your way through the course, you …

Introduction: chemistry part 1

Watch David (the chemistry educator for this course) discuss some of the basic chemistry that will be used throughout the course. As you make your way through the course, you …

Introduction: the healthcare team

Watch Kirstie and Lyn describe health care teams and how doctors and pharmacists work together. Kirstie also provides a brief overview of the course.

Introduction: pharmacology 2

Watch Dan (physiology and pharmacology educator for this course) discuss the basic principles of pharmacology. As you make your way through the course, you may like to return to this …

Meet the Team!

In this short video, Ian Larson introduces the team that will be leading you through this course. The course educators are Ian Larson (lead educator), Kirstie Galbraith, Dan Malone from …

What’s next?

We hope you’ve enjoyed the week. Further Study If the course has inspired you to take your studies further, why not study with Monash University? You can find out more …

An invitation

We hope you’ve enjoyed the last six weeks. If the course has inspired you to take your studies further, why not study with Monash University? You can register your interest …