HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY THEORY B

HBS2PTB

2019

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-ordinatorJarrod Church

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: HBHS or LZCHS or HZNDP or HZHSDP or AZAHS or HBHN and must have passed the following subjects: [HBS1HBA or HBS101] and [HBS1HBB or HBS102] OR Students must be admitted in the following course code: SBMS or SZSS or SBMD and must have passed BIO1MGC: or must be admitted in to LWLBM (Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Biomedicine) course.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students provisionally enrol via student online by 30th November. Student online will be closed for selection following this date. Late enrolment may be considered. Priority enrolment is given to students taking the subject as a core requirement. Selection based on first year WAM and subject quota for all other students. Unsuccessful students will be withdrawn from the subject and notified via e-mail by the end of the year. Students should check their enrolment status online Students admitted into the Science Double Degree (SZSS) must be undertaking a Bachelor of Biomedical Science to undertake this subject unless Coordinator approval is received.

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. Work independently and collaboratively to critically evaluate information and develop well-reasoned physiological explanations of real world case studies.

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, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJarrod Church

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: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class 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 group case-study report assignments (320-words equivalent per student, total 640-word equiv.)(15% each, weeks 6 and 12)30 01, 02, 03
Two short answer question tests (total 800-words equivalent each, total 1,600-words equiv.)20 01, 02
Weekly individual MCQ test (weeks 1-5 and 7-11) (total 1,000-words equivalent per student)20 01
Two (weeks 6 and 12) (total 1,000-words equivalent per student)30 01, 02