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BM1032 - Anatomy and Physiology for Occupational Therapy 2

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences

Available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy only

This subject builds on the principles introduced in BM1031 Anatomy and Physiology for Occupational Therapy 1. This subject will comprise a detailed study of the gross anatomy of the lower limb, trunk, head and neck. Physiological processes and anatomical structure will be studied for the gastrointestinal, renal, reproductive systems and endocrinology as relevant to rehabilitation sciences. The emphasis will be on gaining an integrated understanding of the human body through practical sessions, including the study of human cadaveric material, and functional and clinical case-studies to facilitate the integration of material and the correlation.

Learning Outcomes

  • To gain a detailed understanding of the musculoskeletal anatomy of the lower limb, trunk and head and neck;
  • To gain a basic understanding of the structure and function of the gastrointestinal, renal, reproductive and endocrine systems;
  • To provide a basis for subsequent advanced and applied studies requiring a knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams;
  • The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively;
  • The ability to calculate, produce, interpret and communicate numerical information;
  • The ability to select and use appropriate IT tools;
  • The ability to access and employ online technologies effectively;
  • The ability to use and interpret different media;
  • A coherent and disciplined body of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to use a variety of media and methods to retrieve, analyse, evaluate, organise and present information;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning processes and products;
  • The ability to learn independently and in a self-directed manner;
  • A commitment to lifelong learning and intellectual development.
BM1042 OR BM1052 OR BM1062


Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>, Dr Monika Zimanyi.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 39 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (70%); assignments (30%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Limited
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Face to face teaching 29-Oct-2012 to 02-Nov-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>, Dr Monika Zimanyi.
Workload expectations:
  • 35 hours practicals - Block practical and tutorials.
Assessment: end of semester exam (70%); assignments (30%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.
Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

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.