This unit is designed to introduce students to human cells and tissues and the anatomy and physiology of the integumentary, defence, musculoskeletal and neuroendocrine systems in the human body. The unit will include: (a) the basic facts and concepts relating to the human body`s structural and functional organisation at different levels (cells, tissues, organs, systems), and the constituent regions, parts and organs of all the several body systems and their functional interactions; (b) the range of normal variation in human anatomy and physiology, and the relationships between structure and function; and (c) anatomical and physiological terminology which enables students to discuss, orally or in writing, facts, concepts, problems and biomedical issues relating to the structural and functional organisation of the body.
|Unit name||Human Anatomy and Physiology 1A|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Dr Jamie Chapman
Tracy Douglas (Campus Co-ordinator) and other staff from the School of Medicine and School of Health Sciences.
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Semester 1||On-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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1 x 2 hour lecture weekly. 2 x 1 hour online lectures weekly. 1 x 2 hour practical / tutorial class weekly.
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology, Global Edition (11th) by Martini, Nath and Bartholomew.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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