HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY THEORY A

HBS2PTA

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In thissubject, students gain knowledge in systemi c physio< span>logy. The subject is divided into three modules. Module one focuses on the study of the human nervous system. Module two focuses on the human muscular system and module three focuses on the human cardiovascular system. Content delivery is via live interactive lectures and resources linked to the student subject learning management system. Content wil lbe supported by a compre< span>hensive tutorial/workshop/enquiry program.

SchoolSchool of Life Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJohannes Schuijers

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites If student is in one of [HBHS BHealth Sci, HZHSB Health Sci/Bus, HZHSID Health Sci/Intl Dev, AZAHS Arts/Health Sci, HBHN Human Nutr] then must have passed HBS1HBA & HBS1HBB. If student is in one of [SBMC BMedicinal Chem, SBMS BBiomedical Sci, SMBE MBiomedical Eng, SWEEBE] then must have passed BIO1OF. All other students require coordinator's approval for admission into the quota.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions BHealth Sci students need to achieve a minimum of 60C in the subjects HBS1HBA and HBS1HBB. BHealth Sci and BHuman Nutrition (elective only) will be selected on the basis of the highest average grade in the subjects HBS1HBA and HBS1HBB until quota is reached. All science students for whom the subject is not a core or a core elective, will only be admitted if quota permits.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsVander's human physiology: the mechanisms of body functionPrescribedWidmaier, E, Raff, H & Strang, K 201413TH EDN, MCGRAW-HILL, NEW YORK.

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)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size280

Enrolment information Available workshops with set capacities Students selected on the basis of their pre-requisite performance

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJohannes Schuijers

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Clicker sessions every alternate week. Students to refer to study guide schedule for details."

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 1.0 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Except for weeks 13, 18 and 22"

WorkShop Week: 13 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 13 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Weeks 13, 18 and 22"

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
three 15-minute online tests15 01, 02
three 500-word equivalent tests (in two parts - one applied multiple choice, one written)55 01, 02
three 500-word group case-study reports30 01, 02, 03