Foundations of Anatomy and Physiology (10298.2)
|Level:||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|
|HECS Bands:||2, 4|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 1 DR Disa PRYOR (Ph: +61 2 62012927 ) ON-CAMPUS 2020 Semester 2 DR Kristy MARTIN (Ph: +61 2 62012719 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit will provide a theoretical overview of the human body. This unit will introduce the student to gross anatomy and will provide familiarity of anatomical and physiological terminology. Unit material will include cellular structure, structure of bone, muscle and connective tissue. This unit will also introduce the student to the physiological foundations and relevant anatomical structures of the human body systems, including: gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, endocrine, immune, integumentary, nervous system and reproductive systems. Furthermore the interactions between these systems will be highlighted and explored to provide a comprehensive understanding of homeostatic control.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Appropriately utilise anatomical and physiological terms;
2. Recognise and describe the function of the following body systems: cells, connective tissue, bone tissue, muscle tissue, nervous, gastrointestinal, immune, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, endocrine, integumentary, and reproductive systems;
3. Identify the cells, tissues and organs involved in the body systems presented within this unit; and
4. Integrate their knowledge of the anatomical and physiological systems presented throughout the unit to: a) provide a thorough understanding of homeostatic control and b) be able to demonstrate the overlapping nature and complexity of the human body.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 2, 2020
- Semester 1, 2020
- Semester 2, 2019
- Semester 1, 2019
2 hour lecture and 2 hour practical/tutorial per week.
Students who have passed 9808 Regional Anatomy and Physiology AND/OR 6529 Systemic Anatomy and Physiology may not undertake this unit.
Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses, 9042.