Unit

School Of Science

Concepts in Human PhysiologyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301254.1

Discipline: MEDICAL SCIENCE

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Sabine Piller


Incompatible Units
300818 Introduction to Physiology 010913 Human Biology 400868 Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 300361 Introduction to Human Biology

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Autumn  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Autumn  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
This unit introduces the core concepts and terminology necessary to provide a basic understanding of the physiological responses of the human body using relevant examples. These include the processes of homeostasis, cell-cell interactions and the physical and chemical transport processes that are required to carry out integrated functions. Students will explore these key physiological concepts through practical hands-on experiments and in interactive group work in prac and tutorial classes, respectively. The unit provides the foundation to study the physiology of human organ systems.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Students will be required for 4 × 2 hr practicals at all Campbelltown, Parramatta & Hawksbury campuses (Physiology labs). All students are required to have a lab coat, safety glasses and to complete an online WHS induction quiz.


Courses
2743.11Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
3733.2Bachelor of Medical Science (Forensic Mortuary Practice)CURRENT
3754.1Bachelor of ScienceCURRENT
3755.1Bachelor of Medical ScienceCURRENT
3756.1Bachelor of Science (Pathway to Teaching Primary/Secondary)CURRENT
3757.1Bachelor of Advanced ScienceCURRENT
3758.1Bachelor of Advanced Medical ScienceCURRENT
3763.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
3764.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of International StudiesCURRENT
4748.3Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
6042.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of Medical ScienceCURRENT
6043.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of ScienceCURRENT


Specialisations

MT3019.1MicrobiologyCONTINUING
MT3028.1Anatomy and PhysiologyCURRENT
MT3029.1Medicinal ChemistryCONTINUING
MT3030.1Biomedical ScienceCURRENT




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