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The Human Body 1
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- 02 Aug 2021
The University of Notre Dame Australia is committed to delivering an excellent student experience, alongside a high standard of teaching, research, and training. As a leader in ethical education, Notre Dame aims to develop students’ critical reasoning and their ability to make ethical decisions—crucial skills to progressing their careers and leading purposeful lives. At Notre Dame, students navigate their future with an ethical education online.
On completion of this course 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
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No special requirements
This course 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%)
Current study term: 01 Aug 21 to 05 Nov 21
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