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Module Title
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
Reference HS1079 Version 2
Created June 2017 SCQF Level SCQF 7
Approved June 2003 SCQF Points 15
Amended July 2017 ECTS Points 7.5

Aims of Module
To provide the student with an understanding of normal anatomy and physiology of the human body.

Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
1 Identify and describe the anatomy of the systems of the body.
2 Describe the position and orientation of major structures in the body.
3 Describe the physiology of the systems of the body.
4 Relate the structure and the functions of the systems of the body.

Indicative Module Content
Anatomical terminology. Cells and tissues. Axis and planes. Anatomy and physiolgy of the cardiovascular, nervous, respiratory, digestive, endocrine, urinary, lymphatic, reproductive and musculo-skeletal systems. Bones and joints. Vessels and pathways of vessels through the body. Lymph nodes and lymphatic vessels throughout the body.

Module Delivery
Block attendance lectures. Online lectures, activites and workbooks.

Indicative Student Workload Full Time Part Time
Contact Hours N/A 10
Non-Contact Hours N/A 140
Placement/Work-Based Learning Experience [Notional] Hours N/A N/A
Actual Placement hours for professional, statutory or regulatory body    

If a major/minor model is used and box is ticked, % weightings below are indicative only.
Component 1
Type: Examination Weighting: 100% Outcomes Assessed: 1, 2, 3, 4
Description: Multiple choice examination assessing all learning outcomes.

Explanatory Text
Multiple Choice Question Examination
Module Grade Minimum Requirements to achieve Module Grade:
A 70% and above in MCQ examination
B 60% to 69% in MCQ examination
C 50% to 59% in MCQ examination
D 40% to 49% in MCQ examination
E 30% to 39% in MCQ examination
F Less than 30% in MCQ examination
NS Non-submission of work by published deadline or non-attendance for examination

Module Requirements
Prerequisites for Module No prerequisites other than course entry requirements.
Corequisites for module None.
Precluded Modules None.

1 GUNN, C., 2012. Bones and Joints. 6th ed. Edinburgh:Churchill Livingstone.
2 WAUGH, A.,& GRANT,A., 2010. Ross and Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness. 11th ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

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