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BM1011 - Physiological Systems and Processes 1

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

Available to Nursing Science students only. Available to Sport & Exercise Science students (CAIRNS) only. TSV and CNS Limited availabilities are restricted to students admitted to 78110E - Bachelor of Nursing Science [External].

The subject provides an introduction to physiology, including: an overview of cells tissues organs, organ systems and the basic functions of each, and how the organ systems function to maintain the environment within the body.

Learning Outcomes

  • describe cellular composition, function, gene expression and homeostatic maintenance;
  • explain the function of skeletal, nervous and muscular systems in coordinating body movement and transmitting signals;
  • explain the function of the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, endocrine and reproductive systems in maintaining a regulated internal environment within the body;
  • discuss in detail the function of organ systems, including the impact of homeostatic imbalances and environmental factors, and communicate findings using appropriate scientific terminology;
  • analyse scientific materials to understand the basis of physiological measurements and use these measurements to determine whether the body is functioning normally;
  • complete basic health care related calculations relevant to clinical practice.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PP2101

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr David Simcock
Lecturers: Mrs Vicki Dunk, Mr John Daicopoulos, Dr Alex Trollope, Dr Ernie Jennings, Dr Kate Miller, Dr David Simcock, Miss Jessica Watt, Mrs Daniela Johnson, Dr Ranjna Kapoor.
Contact hours:
  • 46 hours lectures
  • 14 hours practicals
    Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); other exams (20%); quizzes or tests (20%); presentations (20%).

    Townsville, Limited, Study Period 1
    Census Date 28-Mar-2019
    Face to face teaching (Face to face dates exist for this subject)
    Coordinator: Dr David Simcock
    Lecturers: Mr John Daicopoulos, Dr Alex Trollope, Dr Ernie Jennings, Dr Kate Miller, Dr David Simcock, Mrs Daniela Johnson, Dr Ranjna Kapoor.
    Contact hours:
    • 46 hours lectures - Online
    • 13 hours tutorials - Residential
    • 14 hours practicals - Residential
      Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); other exams (20%); quizzes or tests (20%); presentations (20%).

      Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
      Census Date 28-Mar-2019
      Coordinator: Dr David Simcock
      Lecturers: Mrs Vicki Dunk, Mr John Daicopoulos, Dr Alex Trollope, Dr Ernie Jennings, Dr Kate Miller, Dr David Simcock, Miss Jessica Watt, Mrs Daniela Johnson, Dr Ranjna Kapoor.
      Contact hours:
      • 46 hours lectures
      • 14 hours practicals
        Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); other exams (20%); quizzes or tests (20%); presentations (20%).

        Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
        Census Date 28-Mar-2019
        Coordinator: Dr David Simcock
        Lecturers: Mrs Vicki Dunk, Mr John Daicopoulos, Dr Alex Trollope, Dr Ernie Jennings, Dr Kate Miller, Dr David Simcock, Miss Jessica Watt, Mrs Daniela Johnson, Dr Ranjna Kapoor.
        Contact hours:
        • 46 hours lectures
        • 14 hours practicals
          Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); other exams (20%); quizzes or tests (20%); presentations (20%).

          Cairns, Limited, Study Period 1
          Census Date 28-Mar-2019
          Face to face teaching (Face to face dates exist for this subject)
          Coordinator: Dr David Simcock
          Lecturer: Mrs Daniela Johnson.
          Contact hours:
          • 46 hours lectures - Online
          • 13 hours tutorials - Residential
          • 14 hours practicals - Residential
            Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); other exams (20%); quizzes or tests (20%); presentations (20%).

            Mackay, Limited, Study Period 1
            Census Date 28-Mar-2019
            Face to face teaching (Face to face dates exist for this subject)
            Coordinator: Dr David Simcock
            Lecturers: Mr John Daicopoulos, Dr Alex Trollope, Dr Ernie Jennings, Dr Kate Miller, Dr David Simcock, Mrs Daniela Johnson.
            Contact hours:
            • 46 hours lectures - Videoconference
            • 13 hours tutorials - Residential
            • 14 hours practicals - Residential
              Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); other exams (20%); quizzes or tests (20%); presentations (20%).

              Mount Isa, Internal, Study Period 1
              Census Date 28-Mar-2019
              Coordinator: Dr David Simcock
              Lecturers: Mr John Daicopoulos, Dr Alex Trollope, Dr Ernie Jennings, Dr Kate Miller, Dr David Simcock, Mrs Daniela Johnson.
              Contact hours:
              • 46 hours lectures - Videoconference
              • 13 hours tutorials - Residential
              • 14 hours practicals - Residential
                Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); other exams (20%); quizzes or tests (20%); presentations (20%).

                Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.