Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Medicine


01. Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

01. Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

From the tiniest cells to the largest organ systems, the human body is a complex organism that is capable of both power and grace. When we think of a ballerina, we might conjure images of grace and fluidity. But such elegance relies upon the...Show More
02. Basic Chemistry and the Cellular Level of Organisation

02. Basic Chemistry and the Cellular Level of Organisation

In the human body there are three different types of chemical reactions which take place. This video resource introduces synthesis, decomposition and exchange, and explains how the body uses each of these chemical reactions and the role that ATP...Show More
03. Tissues and the Integumentary System

03. Tissues and the Integumentary System

The layers of our skin, its accessory organs and the underlying tissues are functional components of the human body. This video resource teaches about how the epidermis, the outer layer of the skin, is a renewing layer of cells, about tissue...Show More
04. The Skeletal System

04. The Skeletal System

Although the skeleton provides a framework for the body, it is hardly rigid. Bones are living tissues that actively contribute to maintaining homeostasis. Healthy bones are anything but dry or brittle; they are dynamic components of our bodies...Show More
05. The Muscular System

05. The Muscular System

When we think of muscles, we might conjure images of bulging biceps, flexing hip flexors, and taut triceps, but there are actually three types of muscle tissue in the human body. Our muscles not only support us and allow us to move, but they also...Show More
06. The Nervous System

06. The Nervous System

This lesson provides a glimpse into the human neural network we call the nervous system. We can compare the nervous system to a highly complicated computer network. If we think of the brain as that central processing unit, or the command centre,...Show More
07. The Senses

07. The Senses

Every day, our senses are barraged with sounds, images, and smells. We use our senses to receive, and in some cases filter out, all the sensory information that we encounter. But sensations go beyond those that we can taste, smell, see and hear....Show More
08. The Endocrine System

08. The Endocrine System

This video resource teaches about the different disorders of the endocrine system. The video resource covers the definition and diagnosis of Graves disease and Hashimoto's disease. It goes on to look at the pancreas and how its different types of...Show More
09. The Cardiovascular System

09. The Cardiovascular System

In this video resource, students will learn about Mitchell, a baby who is suffering from idiopathic cardiomyopathy, a heart condition with an unknown cause, which is likely to progress. Viewers will see that conditions such as Mitchell's can lead...Show More
10. Blood, the Lymphatic System and Immunity

10. Blood, the Lymphatic System and Immunity

In this video resource students will hear about how Bat saliva has been studied for its anti-clotting qualities, and how desmoteplase, the specific enzyme, is being used to help stroke patients. In the conventional treatment of stroke, tPA must...Show More
11. The Respiratory System

11. The Respiratory System

In this video resource students will learn about internal respiration and external respiration. With clear explanations and graphics, students will see that internal respiration is the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the blood and...Show More
12. The Digestive System, Nutrition and Metabolism

12. The Digestive System, Nutrition and Metabolism

This video resource shows students how the body absorbs lipids differently from carbohydrates and proteins. Students will learn when lipids enter the small intestine, the gall bladder is triggered to release bile into the duodenum in order to...Show More
13. The Urinary System

13. The Urinary System

This video resource looks at the effects of dehydration. Students will learn when dehydration occurs, the necessity of electrolytes, the effect of dehydration on the kidneys, and the production of rennin, the role of angiotensin in helping the...Show More
14. The Reproductive Systems

14. The Reproductive Systems

To procreate naturally, both the male and the female reproductive systems must be fully functioning, and if they are not medical intervention may help a couple to conceive. This video resource introduces students to IVF and the steps taken to...Show More
Administering Medications

Administering Medications

Assisting in medication administration is an important and crucial role for the health care professional and carries significant responsibility. In fulfilling this role effectively and safely, the carer becomes a vital member of the health care...Show More
Advanced Directives

Advanced Directives

Discussing end-of-life care with patients and their families can be very difficult. Despite the challenge, advanced directives - legal documents that allow patients to convey their decisions about end-of-life care ahead of time - help ensure that...Show More
Aged Care: Effective Wound Management

Aged Care: Effective Wound Management

Safe skilled practice is central to the principles of nursing. With increasing demands for health professionals to strive for higher standards of care, many nurses are returning to the basics which underpin expert clinical practice in order to...Show More
All Systems Go Again!

All Systems Go Again!

Bringing VEA's classic, and best selling program All Systems Go into a new era. All Systems Go Again is a fast-moving and lively exploration of the three human energy systems - ATP - PC, Lactic and Aerobic.
Assessing Skin Conditions

Assessing Skin Conditions

Our skin is not just a vital organ - an incredible barrier protecting us from environmental threats every day - it is also one of our most personal and valued attributes as human beings, presenting us to the social world. Understanding how this...Show More
Audiology - Cochlear Implants

Audiology - Cochlear Implants

Approximately 12,000 babies are born annually in the United States with a hearing impairment. With impressive advancements in technology, cochlear implants are giving these children the ability to hear. A cochlear implant is a small, complex...Show More
Basic Head-to-Toe Assessment: Geriatric Focus

Basic Head-to-Toe Assessment: Geriatric Focus

Our focus is to take the professional through a comprehensive physical assessment; discussing the necessary information to document the findings correctly. Viewers will be able to formulate a comprehensive history to include mental status,...Show More
Body Systems

Body Systems

The human body relies on the coordinated activity of a number of body systems. This programme looks at the systems that deliver oxygen and nutrients to our tissues, and remove waste products such as carbon dioxide. Using a unique combination of...Show More
Bone Health and Disease

Bone Health and Disease

There are many diseases, both historical and still widespread today, that are related to the health of our bones. This video discusses rickets, spina bifida, scoliosis, osteoporosis and arthritis, explaining their causes and methods of treatment...Show More
Cell Movement and Transport

Cell Movement and Transport

MODULES: Structure and Behaviour of the Plasma Membrane, Osmosis, Transport Proteins, Phagocytosis, Pinocytosis, Receptor Mediated Endocytosis; Golgi Function; Lysosomes and Hydrolytic Digestion, Microtubules, Cilia, Actin, and Myosin Motor Proteins.
Cells and Molecules

Cells and Molecules

MODULES: A Variety of Cells; Cell Organisation; Overview of Organic Molecules; Prokaryotic Cells; The Evolution of Eukaryotic Cells.