PP2101 - Medical Physiology 1
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences (pre 2015)
Available to any students with an interest in physiology, excluding Nursing Science
and Pharmacy students.
This subject provides the student with the foundation knowledge for further studies
in human physiology and pharmacology. It covers a diversity of functions of the human
body including cell and tissue organisation; tissue excitation; blood and lymph and
the physiology of the nervous, musculoskeletal and renal systems. Students will be
introduced to scientific writing, including literature searching, data analysis, and
the application of basic statistics. This knowledge is essential for careers in health
related areas, human biomedical research and drug research development.
- cell and tissue structure and classification;
- electrical communication within excitable tissues;
- functional and structural aspects of the nervous, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular
and immune systems;
- overall body structure and organisation;
- the role of blood constituents and lymph in the body.
Study Period 1
|Census Date 27-Mar-2014
||Dr Pam Megaw
||Assoc. Professor Suzy Munns, Dr Pam Megaw, Assoc. Professor Haleagrahara Nagaraja, Dr Glenn Harrison.
- 36 hours lectures
- 24 hours practicals
||end of semester exam (70%); assignments (30%).
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