COURSE DESCRIPTION

 
This course provides basic foundation knowledge of human anatomy and physiology of the ten body systems and their organs required for students in an allied health administrative curriculum. Understanding medical language will focus on learning the anatomy word roots/combining forms and common medical prefixes and suffixes. With knowledge of the word components, the student will be able to define and understand medical words including diagnostic, laboratory, and medical specialties.

CHAPTERS

 
Ch.1 – Welcome to Class
Ch.2 – The Human Body
Ch.3 – Basic Chemistry
Ch.4 – Cells and Tissues
Ch.5 – Skin and Body Membranes
Ch.6 – The Skeletal System
Ch.7 – The Muscular System
Ch.8 – The Nervous System
Ch.9 – Special Senses
Ch.10 – The Endocrine System
Ch.11 – Blood
Ch.12 – The Cardiovascular System
Ch.13 – The Lymphatic System
Ch.14 – The Respiratory System
Ch.15 – The Digestive System
Ch.16 – The Urinary System
Ch.17 – The Reproductive System

COURSE OBJECTIVES

 
The students will understand concepts dealing with the nature of science.
The students will understand concepts of the diversity of life.
The students will understand concepts of heredity.
The students will understand concepts of cells.