Postgraduate | UND-MEDI5005 | 2024
The Human Body 1
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The Human Body 1
About this subject
On completion of this subject students should be able to achieve the following learning outcomes:
- Describe how structure and function are integrated in organ systems responsible for body support and movement, body homeostasis and reproduction. .
- Explain the interdependence between form and function in the innervation, blood and lymphatic supply of the body’s organ systems.
- Identify the anatomical landmarks and relationships between organs and structures and interpret their relevance for other disciplines.
- Appraise the physiological mechanisms controlling body homeostasis in health and disease.
- Musculoskeletal System
- Respiratory System
- Cardiovascular System
- Gastrointestinal System
- Renal System
This subject will take a combined and systemic approach to the study of the structure and function of organ systems in the body during the lifecycle. This includes an introductory module about the organisation of the human body, body regions and specific organ systems. Modules will cover the anatomy, histology and physiology of organ systems responsible for the support and movement of the body and the maintenance of the body’s homeostasis (respiratory, circulatory, digestive and urinary systems). An online learning format will include lectures, laboratory sessions, online work and workshops.
- Weekly quizzes (15%)
- Mid-semester exam (40%)
- Final exam (45%)
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- UND-HMS-GDI-2024 - Graduate Diploma of Health and Medical Sciences
- UND-MSC-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Medical Sciences
No additional requirements
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses