Advanced Systems Physiology B
Examine the way the respiratory, renal, endocrine and gastrointestinal systems steer and control the way the human body functions. Identify and unravel real health conditions that affect and change the way the body operates and performs.
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- 28 Feb 2022
- 29 Aug 2022
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- independently access and assimilate credible knowledge of basic physiological principles relating to the endocrine system, gastrointestinal system, renal system and respiratory system;
- use independently acquired credible knowledge of the physiological principles in solving given real-world physiologically based problems;
- work independently and collaboratively to achieve well, integrated, cohesive outcomes in physiology problem solving tasks.
- Endocrine System
- Gastrointestinal System
- Respiratory System
- Renal System
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation you will be permitted to enrol in this subject, however you should withdraw your enrolment, or it will be withdrawn on your behalf, if you are unsuccessful in passing the prerequisite subject once results are released.
- Other requirements - This subject is offered via Open Universities Australia, late enrolments are generally not permitted past the published close of application date for the study period. For students not enrolled in the prerequisite courses, you may be able to undertake these subjects with approval of your home course coordinator, please contact ASK La Trobe for assistance. Students who successfully complete two from the four open enrolment subjects (HBS101, DTN101, CHM101, PHE102) may apply under the Academic Eligibility category for admission to the restricted Bachelor of Food and Nutrition. You must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Food and Nutrition to be eligible to enrol in all other non-open access subjects offered in the degree.
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.
Please note: this subject was previously known as Human Physiology Theory B.
- Two Case Study Assignments (1500 words total) (40%)
- 3 x 20 minute MCQ/short answer tests (1500 word equivalent) (30%)
- Analytical and Scientific Communication Skills Assignment (1400 words) (30%)
Current study term: 27 Feb 22 to 29 May 22
Textbook information is pending.
Next study term: 28 Aug 22 to 27 Nov 22
Textbook information is pending.