Animal Anatomy and Physiology

Animal Anatomy and Physiology

Unit Purpose

Knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology is essential as a foundation to many aspects of animal health care. From this knowledge evolves an appreciation of how disease and injury affect normal function, and in turn treatment can be designed to alleviate symptoms. This unit covers the most important and relevant facts.

Topics Covered:

  • Classification of animals and basic chemistry
  • Cellular biology and homeostasis
  • The Skin
  • The Skeleton and Muscles
  • The Cardiovascular System
  • The Respiratory System
  • The Lymphatic System
  • The Gut and Digestion
  • The Urinary System
  • The Reproductive System
  • The Nervous system and Senses
  • The Endocrine System
  • Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of Exotic Species
  • Equine Anatomy and Physiology

Teaching Method

Modified online lectures, face-to-face online tutorials, forum participation, reading of journal articles and texts, exploring web resources, email support

Assessment

.           On line quizzes   50%

             Assignment       50%

What you will need

  • Internet access, including a plan that allows you to download to view video material
  • Headphones, microphone and webcam to participate in online interview

Nominal Hours: 100

Suggested Study Plan:  5 hours per week for 12 weeks, plus assignments.

Course Tuition Fee includes enrolment fee

  • Australian Students 

Animal Anatomy and Physiology    100 hours $AUD887.00 includes GST

  • USA, Canada, Europe, UK students .

Animal Anatomy and Physiology    100 hours $USD 887.00

  • NZ, Malaysia, HK, Singapore, Rest of World

Animal Anatomy and Physiology   100 hours $USD 887.00

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