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The following questions may be answered verbally with your assessor or you may write down your answers. Please discuss this with your assessor before you commence. These answers should be written as a brief report of 500 words = 1 page typed report, or50 lines of handwritten text = 1 1⁄2 foolscap handwritten pages. Your assessor will take down dot points as a minimum if you choose to answer them verbally. Answer the following questions either verbally with your assessor or in writing. 1. Why is it necessary for health workers to use and understand accepted health terminology to describe the normal structure, function and location of the major body systems? Health workers need to be able to use accepted terminology for several reasons: Nurses, doctors, and pharmacists went to different schools and need to be able to effectively communicate with each other without ambiguity and confusion Imprecise terminology can lead to confusion or incorrect assumptions. Many specialists and members of the health care team will process the paperwork of a single patient during a single hospital stay. It is imperative that they all understand what the true situation is. Some terms are simply not acceptable anymore. For example, it is not correct to refer to someone as "mentally retarded" anymore. It is not acceptable to refer to homosexuality as a "disease" anymore. This has important implications for patient perceptions and treatment options. 2. What are the 10 human body systems and what do they include? There are 10 systems of the human body are mentioned below: 1. The Circulatory or Cardiovascular System includes the heart, the blood, and the blood vessels. 2. The Dermal or Integumentary System includes the skin, hair, and nails. 3. The Digestive or Gastrointestinal System includes the mouth, the pharynx, the oesophagus, the stomach, the liver, the gallbladder, the pancreas, the small intestine, the large intestine, the rectum, and the anus. 4. The Endocrine or Glandular or Hormonal System includes all the glands in the body. 5. The Excretory System includes the skin, the lungs, the liver, the kidneys, and the large intestine. 6. The Muscular System includes all the muscles and tendons of the body. Developed by Enhance Your Future Pty Ltd 11 HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems Version 2 Course code and name
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7. The Nervous System includes the brain, the spinal cord, and all the nerves of the body. 8. The Reproductive System is different in men and women. The Male Reproductive System mainly includes the testes and the penis. The Female Reproductive System mainly includes the ovaries and the uterus. 9. The Respiratory or Pulmonary System includes the nose, the mouth, the pharynx, the larynx, the trachea, the bronchial tubes, and the lungs. 10. The Skeletal System includes all the bones, joints, ligaments, and tendons of the body.
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