Body Systems and How Medicines Work (2)

PHT008

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

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    Level
    5
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    Credits
    20
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    Cost
    $634 NZ Domestic
    $1,911 NZ International
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    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 32 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 7 hours per week
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    Prerequisites

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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.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Discuss the anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal, endocrine, urinary, reproductive, immune, integumentary and musculo-skeletal systems
  • Discuss 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

Assessment

100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Computer and internet requirements

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

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate

Course availability over the next 12 months

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  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $634 NZ Domestic
    $1,911 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 32 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 7 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us