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Concepts in Human Physiology (WSTC)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 700295.1


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
301254 Concepts in Human Physiology

Incompatible Units
300818 Introduction to Physiology 400868 Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 300361 Introduction to Human Biology 700098 Introduction to Physiology (WSTC)

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled at Western Sydney University, The College. Students enrolled in Extended Diplomas must pass 40 credit points from the preparatory units listed in the course structure prior to enrolling in this University level unit.

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
All students are required to have a lab coat, safety glasses and to complete an online WHS induction quiz.

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