HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY THEORY A

HBS2PTA

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students gain knowledge in systemic physiology. The subject is divided into two modules. Module one focuses on the study of the human nervous system and skeletal muscle. Module two focuses on the human cardiovascular system and blood. Content delivery is via live interactive lectures and resources linked to the student subject learning management system. Content will be supported by a comprehensive tutorial/workshop/enquiry program.

SchoolSchool of Life Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCaroline Taylor

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HBHS, LZCHS, AZAHS or HBHN and must have passed the following subjects: [HBS1HBA or HBS101] and [HBS1HBB or HBS102] OR Students must be admitted in the following course codes: SBMS, SZSS or SBMD and must have passed one of the following subject: BIO1MGC OR Students admitted in any other course must have passed: BIO1CO or BIO1OOS or equivalent.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students provisionally enrol via student online by 30th November. Student online will be closed for selection following this date. Late enrolment may be considered. Priority enrolment is given to students taking the subject as a core requirement. Selection based on first year WAM and subject quota for all other students. Unsuccessful students will be withdrawn from the subject and notified via e-mail by the end of the year. Students should check their enrolment status online. Students admitted into the Science Double Degree (SZSS) must be undertaking a Bachelor of Biomedical Science to undertake this subject unless Coordinator approval is received.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSilverthorn, Human Physiology: An Integrated ApproachPrescribedDee Unglaub SilverthornGlobal Edition 7ed

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Independently access and assimilate credible knowledge of basic physiological principles relating to the peripheral nervous system, muscular system and cardiovascular system.

Activities:
Lectures, workshop case studies, online material.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Use independently acquired credible knowledge of the physiological principles in solving given real-world physiologically based problems.

Activities:
Lectures, workshop case studies, online material, blended lectures.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Whilst working independently and collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team, complete a physiologically well-reasoned evidence based test on the outcomes of a defined case study.

Activities:
Blended lectures, workshop case studies.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size300

Enrolment information Quota due to limited resources. Priority enrolment is given to students taking the subject as a core requirement. Merit based quota on WAM of HBS1HBA and HBS1HBB for B Health Sciences (HBHS) students. Enrolment is provisional until the quota is managed. Enrolments will not be accepted after 31 January.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCaroline Taylor

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two 800 word group case-study report assignments (weeks 6 and 12)Total 320 word equiv per student30 01, 02, 03
Two 800 word equivalent individual extended response true/false question test Total 1600 word equiv per student 20 01, 02
Weekly individual (weeks 1-5 and 7-11) in workshop 100-word equivalent MCQ test (2% each)Total 1000 word equiv per student 20 01, 02
Two (weeks 6 and 12) in workshop individual 500-word equivalent end of module MCQ test (15% each)Total 1000 word equiv per student 30 01, 02