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Adv Anatomy & Physiology

Course Number: 10806179
Credits: 4.00

Course Description

10-806-179 ADVANCED ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY ...normal human anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization. (Prerequisite: 10-806-177, Gen Anatomy & Physiology with a "C" or better. Health programs may require a higher grade; refer to your plan for details.)

Course Typically Offered

  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring

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Credit for Prior Learning

Course Competencies

  1. Analyze how the individual components of the nervous system work as an integrated whole
  2. Analyze how the individual components of the endocrine system work as an integrated whole
  3. Analyze the processes of cellular metabolism
  4. Correlate muscle physiology to normal body function
  5. Analyze the roles of DNA and RNA in controlling cell function and genetics
  6. Evaluate the components of defense and immunity that support homeostasis
  7. Analyze cardiovascular physiology to normal body function
  8. Analyze renal physiology
  9. Evaluate the roles of different organ systems in maintaining adequate tissue perfusion and oxygenation
  10. Distinguish among the processes of digestion, absorption, and assimilation
  11. Correlate fluid, electrolyte and acid-base balance to the homeostatic mechanisms responsible for their control
  12. Integrate genetics, development and human reproductive physiology
  13. Use appropriate scientific laboratory methods and safety precautions