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Course code

BNNS501

Level

5

Credits

15.0

Estimated hours

150.0

To enable students to develop foundational knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of human body systems including the biological principles that govern the homeostatic functioning of the human body.

Learning outcomes

Describe the anatomy and physiology of the human body as applied to nursing practice.

Identify cellular biology and organisation of cells and tissues within body systems.

Describe the physiological changes to the human body across the lifespan.

Describe different micro-organisms, transmission of micro-organisms and the body systems that protect against infection/disease.

Discuss the homeostatic processes that regulate the human body.