HBD1201 - Introduction to Dermal Sciences or
96 credit points of first year.
|1.||Conceptualise the basic structure and function of cells and relate this to the cell division cycle in maintenance of the integument;|
|2.||Explain the most common tissue types encountered when discussing the skin, and be able to explain how the structure of these tissue types relate to their primary functions.|
|3.||Determine the structure and function of the musculoskeletal system with an emphasis on craniofacial musculature and osteology, using correct anatomical terminology;|
|4.||Conceptualise and discuss the regulatory role of the endocrine system in terms of homeostatic feedback mechanisms with an emphasis on the role of hormones in regulating the integumentary system.|
|5.||Discuss the general structure and function of the circulatory system, craniofacial vasculature and microvasculature of the skin, using correct anatomical terminology;|
|Test||Online tests (3x30mins each)||20%|
|Assignment||Answer a series of workbook questions||40%|
|Presentation||Poster presentations with Q&A in groups of 4-5 students||40%|
Principles of anatomy and physiology 2nd Asia-Pacific ed.
Tortora, G.J., & Derrickson, B. (2018)
Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons.
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