School Of Science And Health

Human Anatomy and Physiology 2Western Sydney University Unit Code: 400869.3


Student Contribution Band: 3

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Cherylea Browne

Assumed Knowledge
Basic biological/anatomical/physiological principles, as would be acquired in 400868 Human Anatomy & Physiology 1.

Incompatible Units
300319 - Introduction to Human Anatomy and Histology, 300320 - Introduction to Human Physiology, 400256 - Human Medical Sciences 2, 400130 - Human Medical Sciences 1, 300825 - Introduction to Anatomy, 300752 - Introduction to Anatomy and Histology, 300753 - Introduction to Human Physiology, 300818 - Introduction to Physiology, 300778 - Introduction to Anatomy

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Anatomy labs are used which restricts the number of students that can enrol in this unit. Students must be enrolled in one of the courses for which the unit is a core requirement (currently 4658 Bachelor of Health Science (Sport & Exercise Science), 4663 Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Occupational Therapy, 4660 Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 4661 Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Podiatric Medicine, 4662 Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Physiotherapy, 4666 Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) Master of Podiatric Medicine, 4668 Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) /Master of Physiotherapy, 4669 Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedicine)).

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 systematically covers anatomy and physiology at an introductory level. This unit is designed to provide students, especially those in clinical health science programs, with an overview of body systems and their functions, to ensure a suitable basis for their future studies. The unit studies the basic structure and function of the major body systems such as cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, reproductive and lymphatic. This unit also explores the physiological processes involved in the immune response, cell metabolism, regulation of body fluids and acid-base balance. Emphasis is placed on the interconnection and relationship between structure and function at every level of organisation.

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