INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY

HBS100

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will be introduced to the anatomical organisation of the body, the basics of cell structure and function, and the major tissue types. The fundamentals of the nervous and endocrine systems will then be explored in the context of mechanisms of physiological control. This information will provide the foundation for the study of the major organ systems of the body which includes the respiratory, cardiovascular, renal and digestive systems. 

SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDeanna Horvath

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HCFN

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects HBS1HBA

Equivalent subjects HBS101

Special conditions This subject is offered via Open Universities Australia. Due to the nature of the subject content and online delivery, enrolments are generally not permitted past the published OUA close of application date for the study period.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsPrinciples of Anatomy and Physiology 2nd Edition. ISBN for E-Text: 9780730354987PrescribedTortora, G.J. Derrickson, B. Burkett, B. Peoples, G. Dye, D. Cooke, J. Diversi, T. McKean, M. Samalia, L. Mellifont, R. (2019)John Wiley & Sons. Milton, QLD

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Relate the anatomical organisation of the human body to whole body function.

Activities:
Online delivery of content topics and synchronous session support. Completion of weekly learning activities.

02. Explain how cellular activity contributes to the function of organs and the body as a whole.

Activities:
Online delivery of content topics and synchronous session support. Completion of weekly learning activities.

03. Explain how a given body system contributes to homeostasis under normal conditions.

Activities:
Online delivery of content topics and synchronous session support. Completion of weekly learning activities.

04. Interpret scientific information presented as tables, graphs and diagrams and communicate using correct physiological terminology.

Activities:
Completion of case studies and knowledge checks.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2020, OUA Study Period 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDeanna Horvath

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 23 - 35
Eight 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays at night from week 23 to week 35 and delivered via online.
"Online synchronous sessions"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 35
One 7.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 35 and delivered via online.
"New topic each week with online learning activities"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 35
Twelve 2.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 35 and delivered via online.
"Weekly drop in chat session"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x Online assessment task 1 hour(1000 word total equiv)Actively apply the foundational knowledge.30 01, 02, 03, 04
4 x 20 min module quizzes (1400 word total equiv)Actively apply the foundational knowledge.30 01, 02, 03, 04
1 x 10 minute Video Presentation with associated reports (equivalent to 1500 words)40 03, 04

Online, 2020, OUA Study Period 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDeanna Horvath

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 36 - 48
Eight 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays at night from week 36 to week 48 and delivered via online.
"Online synchronous sessions"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 48
One 7.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 48 and delivered via online.
"New topic each week with online learning activities"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 48
Twelve 2.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 36 to week 48 and delivered via online.
"Weekly drop in chat session"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x Online assessment task 1 hour(1000 word total equiv)Actively apply the foundational knowledge.30 01, 02, 03, 04
4 x 20 min module quizzes (1400 word total equiv)Actively apply the foundational knowledge.30 01, 02, 03, 04
1 x 10 minute Video Presentation with associated reports (equivalent to 1500 words)40 03, 04