HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY THEORY B

HBS2PTB

2017

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 If student in one of [HBHS BHealth Sci, HZHSB Health Sci/Bus, HZHSID Health Sci/Intl Dev, AZAHS Arts/Health Sci, HBHN Human Nutr, HZNDP Applied Sci/Master of Dietetic Practice, HZHSDP Health Sci/ Master of Dietetic Practice] then must have passed HBS1HBA & HBS1HBB. If student from SBMS BBiomedical Sci then must have passed BIO1OF (prior to 2015) or BIO1MGC (2015 onwards). All other students require coordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects HBS204

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Priority enrolment is given to students taking the subject as a core requirement. Due to quota, B Health Sciences (HBHS) students will be selected on the basis of obtaining the highest marks in both subjects HBS1HBA and HBS1HBB. Enrolment is provisional until the quota is managed.

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 (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)
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 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size280

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 MCQ tests50 01, 02
Two 800-word equivalent group case study report assignments30 01, 02, 03
Two 800-word equivalent extended response short answer question test20 01, 02