2HLTSC

Level 2 Health Science

Course selection will be active in August.

Course Description

This course is designed with the students' wants/needs in mind. This is a course for students wanting to progress with a career in the health sector, whether it is to become a nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist or health and nutrition specialist, sport scientist etc. This course will provide an opportunity to learn about human anatomy and physiology. It is a ‘learning’ course that will create great foundation knowledge for a 1st year health science paper. The course will not have any set Achievement Standards BUT it will provide a wealth of knowledge for those who want to do further study and work in this area.  The content is typical of many first year tertiary courses in health science.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Research skills.
  • The basic structure, function and integration of the following body systems:
  1. Cells, tissues and organisational anatomy

  2. The musculoskeletal system

  3. The cardiovascular and respiratory systems

  4. The nervous system

  5. The Integumentary system

  6. The lymphatic system

  7. The endocrine system

  8. The urinary and reproductive systems

  • Collaboration.

  • Critical thinking and deeper understanding.

  • Understanding base scientific knowledge that can be applied.

Other information:

You will be able to get the credits needed in your other 5 subjects and use this course to learn what you're passionate about. Come and be fascinated!

Resources Required

1 x exercise book

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