HBS109 - Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
2021 unit information
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool, Cloud (online)
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Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
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Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 only:
2 x 1 hour classes per week (Weeks 1-3 only)
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
Trimester 1 and Trimester 3 only:
2 hour introductory online class (Week 1)
*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery
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.
Anatomy and Physiology by OpenStax College http://cnx.org/content/col11496/latest/
This text can be downloaded for free in various formats, check the website for details.
Elaine N Marieb. Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, 11th Edition, Pearson Education
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