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NURS514 – Koiora Tangata 1/Human Science 1

Module code
Module title
Koiora Tangata 1/Human Science 1
To understand the anatomy and physiology of organ systems of the healthy human body.
  • HL0902
  • HL7000
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
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, practice simulation.
Learning Outcomes
1. Use correct scientific terminology to describe human anatomy and physiology, including cells and tissues.
2. Describe and explain the anatomy and physiology of the following organ systems: integumentary, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, urinary, respiratory, gastrointestinal.
3. Demonstrate understanding of collection and interpretation of physiological indicators.
Learning Outcome 1
Scientific terms in context
Cell structure and function
Basic chemistry

Learning Outcome 2
Anatomy and physiology of the integumentary, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, urinary, respiratory and gastrointestinal systems
Organisation of the body

Learning Outcome 3
Biological measurements and assessment skills.
Biological principles to underpin nursing care.
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 with a minimum mark of 40% in each part of the portfolio.
Learning and Teaching Resource
An extended reading list will be supplied by the academic staff member at the commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.

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