An examination of the structure, function, and pathology of the various body systems and their roles, relevance, and applications in health and illness. The course employs virtual interactive cadaver dissection technology. The following topics are covered: introduction to the human body, organization of the body, the blood, cardiovascular system, lymphatic system, nervous system, special senses, endocrine system, and respiratory system.
The purpose of this course is to provide medical associates with increased knowledge of God’s amazing creation: the human body. Being familiar with the major structures and the physiological operation of these structures will help these individuals in their profession tremendously. It will vastly improve their ability to communicate with their co-workers trained in a variety of medical professions.
Textbook readings and presentations
Course Requirements Checklist
After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.
Discussion are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, there will be 2 Discussions throughout this course. The student is required to provide a thread in response to the provided topic for each forum. Each thread must be at least 350 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to 1 other classmate’s thread. Each reply must be at least 150 words.
Workbook Assignments (4)
The student will complete 4 workbook assignments using the Anatomy & Physiology Revealed DVD and workbook.
The student will complete 4 quizzes throughout this course. Each quiz will be open-book/open-notes; contain 40–42 essay, matching, multiple-choice, and true/false questions; and have a time limit of 75 minutes.