ANHB5451 Anatomy and Biology for Medical Physicists
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Semester 1 Online Online Semester 2 Online Online
- This unit covers three major topics: (1) human cellular biology; (2) human structure and function; and (3) human genetics.
- Students are able to (1) identify basic anatomical structures and recognise relative position of organs in cross-section; (2) demonstrate a high level understanding of the basic structure and function of important cellular and molecular entities; (3) characterise the systems that regulate function; and (4) discuss major areas of disease in terms of their effect on anatomy and physiology.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) continuous assessment and (2) final examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Pejman Rowshan Farzad
- Unit rules
- enrolment in 53560 Master of Physics (Medical Physics specialisation)
completion of the core and complementary units for the Physics major
- Contact hours
- This unit is taught online
- Unit Outline
- Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
Saladin, K. Anatomy and Physiology: the Unity of Form and Function: McGraw-Hill. (Any reasonably recent edition will be suitable)
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.