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BM1011 - Physiological Systems and Processes 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences (pre 2015)

Available to Nursing Science students only. Available to Sport & Exercise Science students (CAIRNS) only

The subject comprises an overview of cellular organisation, chemical and biochemical concepts, introductory and applied microbiology; classifaction of skeletal system, muscle, joints and tendons; nervous system, the integument system; renal system and the gastrointestinal system.

Learning Outcomes

  • fundamentals of microbiology as it relates to health and disease;
  • to understand fundamental concepts of chemistry and biological chemistry;
  • to understand organ, tissue and cellular interrelationships;
  • to understand physiological systems and processes in the human body;
  • to understand the gastrointestinal system.
Corequisites: NS1003
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PP2101

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Pam Megaw, <Person not found>, Dr David Simcock
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner, Dr Murray Davies, Ms Sarah Swan, Dr Alex Trollope, Dr Ernie Jennings, Dr Kate Miller, Dr Glen Walker, Dr David Simcock.
Workload expectations:
  • 55 hours lectures
  • 10 hours tutorials
  • 18 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); assignments (40%).

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Face to face teaching 05-May-2014 to 09-May-2014
Coordinator: Dr Pam Megaw, <Person not found>, Dr David Simcock
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner, Dr Murray Davies, Ms Sarah Swan, Dr Alex Trollope, Dr Ernie Jennings, Dr Kate Miller, Dr Glen Walker, Dr David Simcock.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (30%); on course assignments (30%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: <Person not found>, Dr David Simcock
Lecturers: Dr Alex Trollope, Dr David Simcock.
Workload expectations:
  • 55 hours lectures
  • 10 hours tutorials
  • 18 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); assignments (40%).

Mackay, Limited, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Face to face teaching 05-May-2014 to 09-May-2014
Coordinator: Dr Pam Megaw, <Person not found>, Dr David Simcock
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner, Dr Murray Davies, Ms Sarah Swan, Dr Alex Trollope, Dr Ernie Jennings, Dr Kate Miller, Dr Glen Walker, Dr David Simcock.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (30%); on course assignments (30%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Mount Isa, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: <Person not found>, Dr David Simcock
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner, Dr Murray Davies, Ms Sarah Swan, Dr Alex Trollope, Dr Ernie Jennings, Dr Kate Miller, Dr Glen Walker, Dr David Simcock.
Workload expectations:
  • 15 hours tutorials - residential
  • 20 hours practicals - residential
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); assignments (40%).

Thursday Isl, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Pam Megaw, <Person not found>, Dr David Simcock
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Jeffrey Warner, Dr Murray Davies, Ms Sarah Swan, Dr Alex Trollope, Dr Ernie Jennings, Dr Kate Miller, Dr Glen Walker, Dr David Simcock.
Workload expectations:
  • 15 hours tutorials - residential
  • 20 hours practicals - residential
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); assignments (40%).

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