HBS109 - Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

Year:

2024 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Community Based Delivery (CBD)*, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 3: Online

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Campus contact:

Trimester 1
Burwood (Melbourne): Spencer Roberts
Waurn Ponds (Geelong): Craig Wright

Trimester 2
Burwood (Melbourne): Spencer Roberts

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with:

EEH103

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour Introductory online lecture in weeks 1, 2 and 3 only
1 x online module per week
1 x 90 minutes seminar per week
4 x 2 hour practical experiences (laboratory) per trimester

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 2 hour Introductory online lecture in weeks 1, 2 and 3 only
1 x online module per week
1 x 90 minute online seminar per week
4 x 2 hour online seminars per trimester in weeks 4, 6, 8 and 10

Note:

*National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute students only

Content

This interdisciplinary unit provides an overview of the basic sciences of human anatomy and physiology, exploring issues of relevance to the health sciences. Specific topics to be addressed will include: organisation of the human body, outlining anatomical terms, chemical and structural bases of cell function, body tissues including integument, homeostasis and physiological control via neural and hormonal mechanisms that maintain a constant internal environment. Support and movement through an understanding of the musculo-skeletal system, and maintenance of key systems, including cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary and immune systems.

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How to apply

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