Courses & Units

Human Physiology CHP207

Hobart

Introduction

Builds on Human Biology (CHG105 and CHG106), giving students an understanding of the function of the main physiological systems and their integration and interaction in the human body. Students learn how to collect and interpret relevant information in order to develop logical ways of dealing with problems associated with the function and control of physiological systems. The unit is practical driven with weekly hands-on practicals that link with key lecture concepts. In addition students are given the opportunity to develop their written and computer literacy skills.

The unit includes the study of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems; some aspects of sports science; integrated physiology; and introduces the patho-physiological consequences of disease in these systems.

Summary

Unit name Human Physiology
Unit code CHP207
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine
Coordinator

Dr Renee Ross

Teaching staff

Dr Renee Ross, Dr Dino Premilovac, Prof Graeme Zosky

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,354.00 010913

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Requisites

Prerequisites

  • (CZZ101 and CZZ102) or (CHG105 and CHG106) or (KZA161 and KPZ164);
  • Students without prerequisites should consult the Unit Coordinator.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 hrs lectures, 2 hrs practical, 1 hr tutorial weekly

Assessment

Written examination paper (50%), mid-semester exam (15%) and in-course practical component (35%).

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Textbooks

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