HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY THEORY B

HBS2PTB

2015

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 three 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 If student in one of [HBHS BHealth Sci, HZHSB Health Sci/Bus, HZHSID Health Sci/Intl Dev, AZAHS Arts/Health Sci, HBHN Human Nutr, HZHSDP Health Sci/ Master of Dietetic Practice] then must have passed HBS1HBA & HBS1HBB. If student from SBMS BBiomedical Sci then must have passed BIO1OF. All other students require coordinator's apporval 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 both HBS1HBA and HBS1HBB. BHealth Sci will be selected on the basis of the highest average in the subjects HBS1HBA and HBS1HBB until quota is reached. All science students for whom the subject is not a core or 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 & Strong, 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 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 (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, online material, 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)

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 (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 2, 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-ordinatorStuart McDonald

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

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."

Examination Week: 31 - 31
Three 1.0 hours examination every four weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Refer to study guide for further details on these MCQ Examinations"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Three 20-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