UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

ANHB4103 Normal Systems 1

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content The modules in this unit equip the students with knowledge relating to fundamental medical sciences in preparation for understanding the normal and pathological structures and processes in podiatry. It provides a high-challenge, high-support educational environment. It encourages deeper understanding and learning and helps students cross the threshold from undergraduate to postgraduate. It also provides a transformative educational environment.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) describe the biology of animal and microbial cells; (2) understand cellular physiology; (3) explain the essentials of histology; (4) describe the anatomy and physiology of the neuromuscular system; (5) describe the anatomy and physiology of somatosensation; (6) describe the anatomy of pain pathways and the physiology of pain and nociception; and (7) describe the anatomy and physiology of motor control..
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) a mid-semester examination; (2) end of semester exam (composed of a written theory (40%) and a practical (20%) examination); and (3) online quizzes. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Dr Christina Bojarski
Unit rules
Prerequisites: enrolment in the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (90870)
Contact hours lectures: 3 hours (for 13 weeks); labs: 2 hours (for 8 weeks)
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.science.uwa.edu.au/Units/ANHB4103/SEM-1/2017

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