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PP3101 - Advanced and Integrated Physiology

Credit points: 3
Year: 2010
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences

This subject will focus on advanced topics in physiology including integrated cellular and organ system function. The subject extends on the principles and concepts introduced in the Medical Physiology subjects with particular emphasis on the integrated function of organ systems under varying physiological states.

Learning Outcomes

  • students will be able to analyse the normal physiological processes of selected organ systems at an advanced level using the current literature in this area;
  • students will be able to describe the manner in which these organ systems integrate function in order to serve the organism's needs;
  • students will observe the consequences of altering key physiological variables on organ system function;
  • students will be able to discuss the interplay between body systems as physiological conditions change.
Prerequisites: BC2013 and PP2101 and PP2201


Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2010
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Suzy Munns, <Person not found>, Dr Lisa Chilton, Ms Christine Hall.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); assignments (15%); laboratory work (20%).

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.