Introduction to Anatomy
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- 31 May 2021
- 29 Nov 2021
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- apply relevant anatomical principles to describe the structure and function of selected body systems;
- apply relevant anatomical principles to integrate structure and function of body systems within an anatomical region;
- use appropriate skills to achieve significant outcomes in a human bioscience enquiry.
- Introduction to Subject, Anatomy and Enquiry
- Body Tissues and Layers
- Medical Imaging
- Skeletal System
- Skeletal Muscles and Movements
- Muscle Physiology
- Overview, Development and Function of the Central Nervous System
- Peripheral Nervous System
- Anatomy of the Autonomic Nervous System
- Special Senses
- Applied Anatomy - Clinical Applications
- The Back - Skeleton and Muscles
- Applied Anatomy - Disc Herniation and Muscle Strain
- Thoracic Cavity and Membranes
- Thoracic Organs and Vessels
- Abdominopelvic Cavity and Membranes
- Abdominopelvic Organs and Vessels
- Applied Anatomy - Pregnancy
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- 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.
In this subject, students will continue with the study of anatomy and physiology and apply the concepts of human structure and function introduced in HBS101, to the musculoskeletal and nervous systems. Anatomical principles and terminology will be applied to relevant body systems and the concept of integrated function of multiple systems in one body region will be introduced.
Please note: this subject was previously known as Human Biosciences B.
- 1500 word report (40%)
- 5x 250 word equivalent online tests (40%)
- Short answer assignment (1000 words equivalent) (20%)
Current study term: 30 May 21 to 29 Aug 21
Next study term: 28 Nov 21 to 27 Feb 22
Textbook information is pending.