HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY THEORY A

HBS2PTA

2017

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-ordinatorTania Romano Stasis

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Student must be enrolled in one of the following course codes: HBHS, HZHSID, HZHSB, AZAHS or HBHN and must have passed: [HBS1HBA or HBS101] and [HBS1HBB or HBS102] OR Students must be enrolled in the following course code: SBMS and must have passed one of the following subjects BIO1OF (pre 2015) or BIO1MGC OR Students enrolled in any other degree must have passed one of: BIO1CO or BIO1OOS or equivalent.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions 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.

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, 2017, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size280

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-ordinatorTania Romano Stasis

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.
"There will be 6 blended lectures (clicker sessions) throughout the semester. Please refer to subject timetable provided on LMS for further details."

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 500-word equivalent MCQ tests50 01, 02
two 800-word group case-study report assignments30 01, 02, 03
two 800-word equivalent extended response short answer question test 20 01, 02