Biomedical Science Part 2

Course code HUBS1404Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy

This course follows on from Biomedical Science Part 1 (HUBS1403). We will investigate the control of several systems which are vitally important to normal human functioning. We will study the cardiovascular system, the respiratory system, how the body digests and assimilates food,controls fluid balance and protects itself from disease. Finally we look at reproduction and development of individuals and the genetics and evolution of the human species.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
OurimbahSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
Objectives1. To build on the strategies for self learning gained in first semester in Biomedical Science Part 1.
2. To employ critical reasoning skills in relation to the application of knowledge in the Human Biosciences area.
3. To understand the function and regulation of:
- The cardiovascular system
- The respiratory system
- The digestive system
- Excretion and fluid and electrolyte balance
- Immunity and defence against infection
- Reproduction and development
- The genetic code and its role in human evolution
4. To appreciate that the above systems do not act in isolation but must interact with each in order to ensure optimal function.
Content1. The cardiovascular system
2. The respiratory system
3. Control of assimilation
4. Control of fluids and electrolytes
5. Infection and immunity
6. Reproduction and development
7. Genetics and Evolution
Replacing Course(s)Components from
HUBS1401 Human Bioscience 1A
HUBS1402 Human Bioscience 1B
HUBS1412 Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 Part 1
HUBS1413 Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 Part 2
HUBS1414 Anatomy & Physiology for OT Part 1
HUBS1415 Anatomy & Physiology for OT Part 2
TransitionNot applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeHUBS1403 Biomedical Science Part 1
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Examination: ClassMinitests during semester
Examination: FormalEnd of semester examination.
Course Learning Objectives: 1-4

Students must achieve a satisfactory pass in the final examination in order to be able to pass the course overall.
Quiz - On-line
Contact HoursLecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for HUBS1404