PP2201 - Medical Physiology 2
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences
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 respiration, gastro-intestinal physiology and nutrition, renal physiology,
special senses and reproductive physiology. 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.
- demonstrate personal and social responsibility and accountability through an awareness
of ethical frameworks, by working safely and responsibly in individual and team environments
in the laboratory setting;
- compare and contrast how the above systems work together in normal human functioning;
- describe the physiology underlying the respiratory, gastrointestinal, renal, special
senses and reproductive systems;
- relate (both verbally and in writing) how established methods and research in biomedical
science further understanding of physiologica processes;
- compare the socio-ecological impact, pathophysiology and treatment underlying a disease
process between low, medium and high socio- economic (SES) societies.
- end of semester exam (40%)
- quizzes or tests (25%)
- assignments (35%).
||at least 18CP of level 1 subjects
Study Period 2
|Census Date 27-Aug-2020
||Dr Lisa Chilton
||Assoc. Professor Suzy Munns, Assoc. Professor Damien Paris, Assoc. Professor Haleagrahara Nagaraja, Dr Anupama Bangara Kulur, Dr Richard Francis, Dr Donna Martin.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 36 hours lectures
- 24 hours practicals
- assessment and self-directed study
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