Course Title: Anatomy and Physiology

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2013

Course Code: BIOL5101

Course Title: Anatomy and Physiology

School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Campus: City Campus

Program: C3209 - Certificate III in Science

Course Contact: Judi McCann

Course Contact Phone: T. 99258366

Course Contact Email: judith.mccann@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Christine Andrews

christine.andrews@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 30

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Pre-requisite - VPAM087 Cell Biology
Co-requisite - VPAU076 Conduct simple dissections

Course Description

To provide students with the knowledge and skills to be able to identify and describe the physiological functions of the major anatomical features of selected body systems and to investigate diseases and treatment


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VPAM088 Anatomy and Physiology

Element:

1. Describe selected body systems
2. Describe symptoms and current treatments of common
diseases affecting selected body systems

Performance Criteria:

1.1 List anatomical features of major components for the
selected body systems
1.2 Outline the physiological functions of the selected body
systems

 
2.1 List symptoms of diseases specific to selected body
systems
2.1 Identify current treatments of a specific disease affecting
one of the selected body systems
2.2 Identify the changes which have occurred in healthy
tissue/organs which have resulted in selected diseases
 


Learning Outcomes


Learning Outcome 1
Describe selected body systems


Learning Outcome 2
Describe symptoms and current treatments of common diseases
affecting selected body systems


Details of Learning Activities

Lectures, Practical exercises, Worksheets, Oral Presentations, Group discussions


Teaching Schedule

WEEKDATE (week starting)TOPIC
1

15/4/13

Introduction/ levels of organization/ Body systems/
Anat. positions/ body cavities 
222/04/13Integumentary System /Human Tissues Prac
329/04/13

 

Cardiovascular System (practical exercise)
46/05/13

 

Respiratory System (practical exercise)
5 13/05/13

 

Digestive System (practical experiment)
6 20/05/13

 

Urinary System (practical exercise) Male / Female Reproductive System
7 27/05/13

 

Male / Female Reproductive System(practical exercise) /Presentations
803/06/13

 

Excursion/Revision
 910/06/13
 
(No class 10/06/13) Exam


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

The student must demonstrate an understanding of all learning outcomes in order to achieve competence. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each learning outcome in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks. Students will be assessed by written reports, case studies and short tests


Assessment Tasks

• Worksheets/ Practical Reports 30%
• Oral presentation 20%
• Exams 50%
 

Student must pass the theory and practical assessment tasks to pass
the Learning unit
 


Assessment Matrix

Other Information

The 30hours allowed for this unit are allocated as follows

● Class theory -18 hours
● Practical Activities - 5 hours
● Research work / report completion -5 hours
● Theory Test - 2 hours

 

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