ADVANCED SYSTEMS PHYSIOLOGY B

HBS204

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this fully online subject students gain knowledge in systems physiology, which includes the endocrine system, gastrointestinal system, respiratory system and renal system. The detailed online resources will be supported by interactive online sessions and complemented by enquiry-based activities.

SchoolSchool of Life Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCaroline Taylor

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HBFN, HBFNX, HOUA and must have passed HBS101 (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 can undertake this subject as part of a cross institutional enrolment under certain circumstances, and must seek approval from the Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Course Coordinator for eligibility. Due to the nature of the subject content and online delivery, enrolments are generally not 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, renal system and respiratory system.

Activities:
Online videos, resources and activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Quantitative Literacy)
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:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Quantitative Literacy)
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. Work independently and collaboratively achieve well-integrated, cohesive outcomes in physiology problem solving tasks.

Activities:
Online videos, resources and activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Quantitative Literacy)
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, 2019, OUA Study Period 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCaroline Taylor

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 09 - 21
One 150.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend from week 09 to week 21 and delivered via online.
"Consists of various online videos and resources for students to watch, review and participate throughout the study period."

Lecture Week: 09 - 21
Six 1.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend from week 09 to week 21 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 weekly MCQ tests (150 word equivalent each)30 01, 02
Two scientific communication assessments (500 word equivalent each)30 01, 02, 03
Two module MCQ tests (800 word equivalent each)40 01, 02

Online, 2019, OUA Study Period 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCaroline Taylor

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 35 - 47
One 150.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend from week 35 to week 47 and delivered via online.
"Consists of various online videos and resources for students to watch, review and participate throughout the study period."

Lecture Week: 35 - 47
Six 1.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend from week 35 to week 47 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 weekly MCQ tests (150 word equivalent each)30 01, 02
Two scientific communication assessments (500 word equivalent each)30 01, 02, 03
Two module MCQ tests (800 word equivalent each)40 01, 02