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Hobart, Launceston


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.

Summary 2020

Unit name Human Anatomy and Physiology 1A
Unit code CZZ101
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine|Health Sciences

Dr Jamie Chapman

Teaching staff

Tracy Douglas (Campus Co-ordinator) and other staff from the School of Medicine and School of Health Sciences.

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No



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Teaching Pattern

1 x 2 hour lecture weekly.  2 x 1 hour online lectures weekly. 1 x 2 hour practical / tutorial class weekly.


10% quizzes
20% mid-semester test
15% laboratory report (1000 words)
15% practical exam (30-60 mins)
40% written exam (3 hours).

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