HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY THEORY B

HBS204

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will gain knowledge of systemic physiology which includes the respiratory system, renal system, endocrine system and gastrointestinal system. Content is divided into two modules and delivered by online resources linked to the student learning management system (LMS).

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: HBFN, HBFNX, HOUA.. Student must have passed HBS101 (or equivalent) and HBS102 (or equivalent)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects HBS2PTB

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject is offered via Open Universities Australia. La Trobe University students who wish to undertake this subject as part of a cross institutional enrolment, may do so with subject coordinator approval. Due to the nature of the subject content and online delivery enrolments will not be permitted past the published OUA enrolment date for the study period.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSilverthorn, Human Physiology: An Integrated ApproachPrescribedDee Unglaub Silverthorn, 2016Pearson, Global Edition 7ed

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

Activities:
Online videos, resources and activities.
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:
Online videos, resources and activities.
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:
Online videos, resources and activities.
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

Online, 2017, OUA Study Period 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCaroline Taylor

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 150.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Consists of various online videos and resources for students to watch, review and participate throughout the study period."

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Five 1.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Online synchronous sessions, will be run by an academic and work as a live review session for students."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Ten formative MCQ tests (250 word equivalent)50 01, 02
Two Wiki-based team case study assessment (150 word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03
Two individual short answer tests (500 word equivalent)20 01, 02

Online, 2017, OUA Study Period 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCaroline Taylor

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 48
One 150.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend from week 36 to week 48 and delivered via online.
"Consists of various online videos and resources for students to watch, review and participate throughout the study period."

Lecture Week: 36 - 48
Five 1.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend from week 36 to week 48 and delivered via online.
"Online synchronous sessions, will be run by an academic and work as a live review session for students."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Ten formative MCQ tests (200 word equivalent each, 2000 words total)050 01, 02
Two case study assessments (500 word equivalent each)030 01, 02, 03
Two individual short answer tests (500 word equivalent each)020 01, 02