HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY THEORY B

HBS2PTB

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will gain knowledge in systemic physiology which includes the respiratory system, renal system, endocrine system and gastrointestinal system. Content is divided into two modules and delivered via live interactive lectures and online resources linked to the student learning management system (LMS). Content will be supported by a comprehensive tutorial/workshop case study program.

SchoolSchool of Life Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorStuart McDonald

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, HZNDP, HZHSDP, 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 code: 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 Unsuccessful students will be withdrawn from the subject and notified via e-mail by the end of the year.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
ReadingsHuman Physiology: An Integrated Approach (Global Edition 7th Ed)PrescribedDee Unglaub Silverthorn 20157th Edition, Pearson

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Independently access and assimilate credible knowledge of basic physiological principles relating to the respiratory system, endocrine system, gastrointestinal system and renal system.

Activities:
Lectures, online material, workshop case studies.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical 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, online material, workshop case studies.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical 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:
Workshop case studies
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size300

Enrolment information Quota due to limited resources. Merit based quota on academic performance.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStuart McDonald

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Classes are interactive, enquiry based learning format"

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Refer to study guide for further details on this online material."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two 500-word equivalent group case-study report assignments (250 words equiv. total per student) (15% each, weeks 6 and 12)30 01, 02, 03
Two 800-word equivalent individual extended response true/false test (10% each, weeks 6 and 12)20 01, 02
Weekly individual in workshop 100-word equivalent MCQ test (10 tests, weeks 1-5 and 7-11; 2% each)20 01, 02
Two in workshop individual 500-word equivalent end of module MCQ test (weeks 6 and 12; 15% each)30 01, 02