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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Summer Term, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Students are expected to devote 6-10 hours per week to this subject |
Total Time Commitment: 96 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's courses. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Course Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject introduces nursing students to the structure and function of the human body. It provides the essential basis for understanding the cellular building blocks of the body and the relationships between scientific principles and laws. The student is introduced to foundational concepts in biochemistry as they relate to cells, tissues and organs. Students explore the structure of the body systems.
Subject objectivesAt the completion of this subject the student should be able to:
|Assessment:||Two 30 minute timed web-based tests (15% each) - 30%Two hour timed web-based examination - 70%Students must achieve an aggregate score of 50% in the subject and pass assessment 2 to achieve a pass in the subject .|
|Prescribed Texts:||Thibodeau, G., & Patton, K. (2007). Anatomy and physiology (6th ed.). St. Louis: Elsevier Mosby.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
At the completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate
|Links to further information:||http://www.nursing.unimelb.edu.au/|
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