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PC1002 - Human Anatomy and Physiology 2

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

Only available to Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) students.

This subject details the organisation, structure and function of the human body with an emphasis on the role of the nervous and endocrine systems on control, regulation and movement. Anatomy and physiology, including of bones, joints and muscles, will be studied to understand movement and how it is controlled and regulated by the central and peripheral nervous systems. Topics will include bone growth and repair, muscle contraction and the nerve-muscle interface, as well as the role of neurons in communication. The endocrine system will be studied with a focus on its role in communication, growth and reproduction.

Learning Outcomes

  • explain the structure and function of bones, joints and muscles of the musculoskeletal system;
  • describe and identify the major structures and functions of the nervous system;
  • describe and identify the major structures and function of the endocrine system;
  • describe how the nervous and endocrine systems coordinate and work together to bring about homeostasis.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (40%) - Individual
  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (45%) - Individual
  • Written > Workbook - (15%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Participate in at least 80% of the laboratory / workshop classes. Achieve an overall percentage of 50% or more (an aggregate of the on-course assessment tasks and the final examinations)

Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PP2201

Availabilities

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Face to face teaching (Compulsory weekly face-to-face attendance at the Townsville Campus. Compulsory residential attendance is required at the Townsville campus at the end of each teaching period.)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 12 hours tutorials - Guided Learning Session
  • 12 hours workshops
  • 12 hours - Residential
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Face to face teaching (Compulsory weekly face-to-face attendance at the Cairns Campus. Compulsory residential attendance is required at the Townsville campus at the end of each teaching period.)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 12 hours tutorials - Guided Learning Session
  • 12 hours workshops
  • 12 hours - Residential
  • assessment and self-directed study

Mackay, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Face to face teaching (Compulsory weekly face-to-face attendance at the Mackay Campus. Compulsory residential attendance is required at the Townsville campus at the end of each teaching period.)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 12 hours tutorials - Guided Learning Session
  • 12 hours workshops
  • 12 hours - Residential
  • assessment and self-directed study

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.