Science for Nursing and Midwifery 2
|Course code EPHLTH270||Units 10||English Language & Foundation Studies Centre|
This course will provide students with an introduction to the organisation and control of the human body from cells to the entire organism with a focus on the clinical environment. Topics will cover the cellular basis of life, tissues, major body systems and control mechanisms. The relationships between anatomy (structure), physiology (functioning) and biochemistry (molecular interactions) of the human body will be explored. This course is particularly valuable to students wishing to study nursing or midwifery.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:|
1. Use their knowledge, skills and understanding of biochemical, anatomical and physiological concepts to explain basic clinical problems.
2. Conduct research relevant to understanding the science behind clinical investigations.
3. Make accurate measurements and calculations in a nursing context.
4. Work effectively, both individually and in groups, to solve problems.
|Content||1. Cardiovascular system|
2. Pharmacology and drug action
3. Medical radiation.
4. Respiratory system.
5. Nervous system and regulation of body function.
6. Endocrine system.
7. Skeletal system.
8. Immune system; Microorganisms, disease and infection control.
|Replacing Course(s)||Not applicable|
|Assumed Knowledge||EPHLTH170 Science for Nursing and Midwifery 1|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Case Study|
Problem Based Learning
|Contact Hours||Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 11 weeks|
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for EPHLTH270|