PP2201 - Medical Physiology 2
|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 builds on fundamental concepts introduced in PP2101 and describes the
structure and function of the human organ systems not covered in PP2101. This includes
the respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal, endocrine and reproductive systems. An introduction
to nutrition and physiological adaptations of organ systems to changes in environmental
or metabolic demands is also included. This knowledge is essential for careers in
health related areas, human biomedical research and drug research and development.
- basic concepts of human nutrition and metabolic regulation;
- functional and structural aspects of the respiratory system; renal system; endocrine
system; reproductive system; gastrointestinal system.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 28-Aug-2014
||Dr Sean Holroyd
||Assoc. Professor Suzy Munns, Dr Pam Megaw, Assoc. Professor Damien Paris.
- 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