Anatomy, physiology and microbiology
Study plans 2016-2017 - RAD1051 - 11 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The students should be able to clarify and describe how the human body is organised and how it functions, with added emphasis on skeletal anatomy and topographical anatomy.

The students should be able to clarify and describe microbial structures, growth and metabolism, and also how their excistence can be reduced /eradicated. They should also be able to utilise this knowledge/proficiency to prevent infections.


 Anatomy and physiology:

 - Nomenclature
 - Topographical anatomy

 - Structure and function of the cell
 - The nervous system and senses

 - The endocrine system

 - The skeletal system and muscles

 - The cardiovascular system

 - Blood and immunity

 - The respiratory system

 - The digestive system

 - The urinary system

 - The reproductive system

 - Temperature regulation

 - Biochemistry


 - Bacteriology

 - Virology

 - Mycology

 - Protozoa
 - Pathogenicity

 - The epidemiology of infectious disease

 - Commensal flora

 - Hygiene and hygienics

Teaching Methods

Group works
Laboratory work
Net Support Learning
PBL (Problem Based Learning)

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 4 hours
Digital exam

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

 Microbiology: digital exam (multiple choice), one hour (10%)
 Anatomy and physiology: written exam, four hours (90%).
 Each separate exam requires a pass mark.

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

 Internal and external examiner will be used for the marking of the four hours written exam.
 An internal examiner will be used for the marking of the one hour digital exam.

Re-sit examination

Ordinary continuation.

Examination support

Clarification of concepts for the written exam.

Coursework Requirements

An individual test will be given from a selection of questions in anatomy and physiology. This coursework assessment must be approved (pass mark), before the student can take the written four hour anatomy and physiology exam. Further information concerning this test will be given at the beginning of term.

Obligatory attendance is required as stated in the curriculum.

Teaching Materials

 A complete litterature list is available on the NTNU - Gjøvik libraries web page.

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