28 x 1-hour lectures per semester
7 x 1.5-hour tutorials per semester
7 x 1-hour seminars per semester
3 x 2-hour laboratory-1s per semester
4 x 2-hour laboratory-2s per semester
2 x 1.5-hour project works per semester
1 1 of HLTH1004, MMED1005
2 36 units of topics
Must Satisfy: ((1) or (2))
Enrolment not permitted
MMED8931 has been successfully completed
Assignments; Tests; Examination (50%)
Topic description
The topic aims to provide a knowledge of the function of the organ systems of the human body. The control mechanisms regulating these organ systems and how their functions are integrated will be highlighted
Educational aims
This topic aims to provide students with an understanding of how the human body works to maintain normal day to day homeostasis and how it adapts to challenges placed on it by the environment or imposed activities. Functions of the major organ systems; cardiovascular, nervous, respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal, endocrine and reproductive system will be defined, as well as how the functions of these organ systems are integrated to maintain and support life.
Expected learning outcomes
After successfully completing this topic students should be able to explain how the human body maintains correct function from day to day with particular reference to the nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, renal, endocrine and reproductive systems.