PODI4107 Normal Systems 2

6 points
Not available in 2020UWA (Perth)Face to face
The modules in this unit equip students with knowledge relating to fundamental medical sciences in preparation for understanding the normal and pathological structures and processes in podiatry. The unit 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.
Students are able to (1) understand the structure-function relationship of normal body systems; (2) describe the structure and function of the renal system; (3) describe the anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system; (4) describe the anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal system; (5) describe the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system; and (6) understand and use the scientific method and a critical approach to evidence.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) mid-semester examination; (2) end-of-semester examination (composed of a theory [40 per cent] and practical [20 per cent] component); and (3) online laboratory 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
ANHB4103 Normal Systems 1
Contact hours
lectures: 2 hours per week; labs: 2 hours per week for 9 weeks
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