Cradle Coast, Hobart, Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney
In Anatomy and Physiology for Health Care 2, you will continue learning the structure (anatomy) and function (physiology) of the human body, focusing on the contributions of the cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous, endocrine, and reproductive systems to health and wellbeing across the lifespan. Interrelationships between these and other organ systems for maintaining homeostasis and performing activities of living will be emphasised, along with the relevance of concepts to aspects of health care. You will have opportunities to apply your knowledge as you analyse health care scenarios and will expand your vocabulary (as is used within health care settings) for effectively communicating biological information. The foundation knowledge and critical thinking skills that you develop in this unit will support your clinical reasoning and ongoing learning in other units within your course and your practice as a health professional.
|Unit name||Anatomy and Physiology for Health Care 2|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
|Coordinator||Mr Jonathan Teoh|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Cradle Coast||Nursing Study Period 2||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Hobart||Nursing Study Period 2||On-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Nursing Study Period 2||On-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Rozelle - Sydney||Nursing Study Period 2||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Nursing Study Period 2||31/5/2021||16/6/2021||11/7/2021||20/8/2021|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2021 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2021 will be available from the 1st October 2020. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).
- Relate structures of the cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous, endocrine, and reproductive systems of the body to their functions, including variations across the lifespan.
- Explain the complementary relationships between the cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous, endocrine, reproductive, and other relevant organ systems to maintain homeostasis, health and wellbeing.
- Analyse healthcare scenarios to differentiate between normal and altered structure and function of the cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous, endocrine, and reproductive systems.
- Communicate information related to the structure and function of the cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous, endocrine, and reproductive systems using scientific and clinical terminology.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
This unit is delivered in a blended delivery mode comprising of face-to-face intensives as well as content delivered online via MyLO (My Learning Online). You are expected to devote around 10 hours per week to the study materials, assessment tasks and self-directed learning.
In the interests of both personal and public safety, as a registered nursing student with AHPRA you have a professional responsibility and duty as part of your regulatory obligations to ensure the provision of safe and effective nursing care to the public. Therefore, your attendance at Intensives is expected and will be monitored.
Intensives – 3 weeks for 3 hours per week.
Independent learning – 10 hours per week (12 weeks)
|Assessment||Test or quiz (10%)|Examination - take home (50%)|Log/Workbook (40%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Amerman, EC 2019, Human anatomy and physiology (2nd global edition), Pearson, Essex.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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