Course Title: Anatomy and Physiology

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3209 Certificate III in Science

Course Title: Anatomy and Physiology

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2010,
Term2 2010,
Term1 2011,
Term2 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013

Course Contact: Judi McCann

Course Contact Phone: T. 99258366

Course Contact Email:

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

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

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

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VPAM088 Anatomy and Physiology


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

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcome 1
Describe selected body systems

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

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