Human Bioscience in Health (NURS5083)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study will examine various biological processes to assist students in developing their understanding of human cellular structure and function and the contribution this makes to body functions in health. The major body systems and following physiological concepts will be addressed within the context of neuro-hormonal regulation, and the body's maintenance of a general state of homeostasis: Oxygenation, metabolism, elimination, movement, pH & fluid-electrolyte balance, immunity & reproduction.

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Classes

2x1-hr lectures/week (3 lectures in weeks 1 and 11), 1x3-hr/week practical class

Assessment

on-line test (15%), bioscience workbook (35%) and written examination (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prohibitions

NURS6001

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