HSMW524 – Human Anatomy and Physiology B
Human Anatomy and Physiology B
To develop an understanding of the anatomy and physiology of organ systems of the healthy human body and introduce concepts of microbiology and pharmacology.
- Directed hours
- Self directed hours
- Total learning hours
- Learning Outcomes
- 1. Describe and explain the anatomy and physiology of the following organ systems: endocrine, reproductive, immune, lymphatic, nervous system including sense organs.
2. Describe the principles involved in genetics, metabolism and acid-base balance.
3. Describe and classify microorganisms, the process of transmission and describe infection control from a midwifery perspective and other healthcare professional perspectives.
4. Describe and explain basic pharmacological concepts.
5. Correctly use technical equipment and demonstrate accuracy in measurement and recording.
- Assessment Criteria
- The portfolio is comprised of multiple components.
Students need to provide evidence against all learning outcomes, and gain an overall mark of 50% to pass this module.
- • Scientific terms in context
• Anatomy and physiology of following organ systems: endocrine, reproductive, immune, lymphatic, nervous system including sense organs
• Acid-base balance
• Introduction to groups and characteristics of microorganisms
• Classification of microorganisms
• Process of transmission
• Control of microorganisms, aseptic technique
• Infective cycle (chain of infection)
• Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics
• Adverse effects
• Methods of medicine administration
• Medicine classification
• Biological measurements
• Tables, graphs, use of units
- Teaching and Learning Strategy
- May include: Project-based Learning; Flipped Classroom; Blended Learning; Work-integrated Learning; Inclusive Practices.
Methods may include workshops and practical classes, tutorials, case-based learning, inquiry-based learning, group activities & discussion, supported online learning, e-portfolio, practice simulation.