Course

Body Systems and How Medicines Work (2)


Course code PHT008

The purpose of this course is to prepare you to be able to understand how medicines work and affect body systems.

You will learn to apply an advanced level of knowledge of human anatomy, physiology and medicines used in the treatment of health disorders. 

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.

What you need to know about this course

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal, endocrine, urinary, reproductive, immune, integumentary and musculo-skeletal systems
  • Demonstrate knowledge of disorders of the gastrointestinal, endocrine, urinary, reproductive, immune, integumentary and musculo-skeletal systems, and medicines used in their treatment, including malignant diseases.
  • Apply knowledge of human physiology and medicines used in the treatment of disorders of gastrointestinal, endocrine, urinary, reproductive, immune, integumentary and musculo-skeletal systems, including malignant diseases.

Assessment

100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Other requirements

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.