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BIO 164 - Essentials Anatomy/Physiology

Credits: 5
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 4
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Core
A classic integration of human anatomy and physiology at the cellular level and organ/system level. Includes cat dissection.
Prerequisite: H.S. Biology and H.S. Chemistry or equivalent
Competencies
  1. Comply with safety and health rules
    1. Explain appropriate safety procedures for the laboratory
    2. Demonstrate appropriate safety procedures for the laboratory
    3. Identify the locations of safety equipment in the laboratory room.
  2. Demonstrate laboratory skills.
    1. Distinguish among laboratory supplies
    2. Show competence in the use of laboratory equipment
    3. Use the metric system
    4. Demonstrate respect and care of laboratory equipment
  3. Use laboratory microscopes
    1. Identify major parts of the microscope
    2. Demonstrate proper technique in the use of a microscope
    3. Demonstrate proper care of the microscope
  4. Demonstrate dissection techniques
  5. Identify anatomical topography
    1. Demonstrate anatomical position
    2. Identify planes used to study the body and its parts
    3. Identify directional anatomical terminology
    4. Identify regional anatomical terminology
    5. Identify body cavities
  6. Relate levels of organization in the human body.
    1. Explain the structural organization of the human body
    2. Define and explain homeostasis
    3. Distinguish between the feedback mechanisms
    4. Summarize basic concepts of life chemistry
    5. Relate cellular functions
    6. Explain the functions of the primary tissues
    7. Discriminate functional interactions among levels of organization.
  7. Identify functions and components of body support and movement systems.
    1. Point out the structures of the integumentary system and their functions
    2. Identify the structures of the skeleton
    3. Outline the functions of the skeleton
    4. Identify the structures of the joints and their functions
    5. Analyze the functions of joints
    6. Investigate the functions of muscles and muscle tissue
    7. Identify muscles and muscle tissue and their functions
    8. Discriminate functional interactions among levels of organization
  8. Identify the structures and functions of the body control systems.
    1. Identify the structures of the nervous system.
    2. Explain the fundamentals of the nervous system.
    3. Identify the structures of nervous tissue
    4. Analyze the functions of nervous tissue
    5. Outline the functions of the central nervous system
    6. Identify the structures of the central nervous system
    7. Identify the structures of the peripheral nervous system.
    8. Relate the functions of the peripheral nervous system
    9. Identify the structures of reflex arcs.
    10. Compare reflex activities.
    11. Identify the structures of the autonomic nervous system
    12. Identify the structures of the special senses and their functions
    13. Identify the structures of the endocrine system
    14. Examine the functions of the endocrine system
    15. Discriminate function interactions among levels of organization
  9. Relate the function of body maintenance systems
    1. Identify components of blood
    2. Summarize the functions of blood
    3. Identify the structures of the heart
    4. Outline the functions of the heart
    5. Identify blood vessels
    6. Discuss the functions of the blood vessels.
    7. Identify the structures of the lymphatic system
    8. Explain the functions of the lymphatic system
    9. Identify the structures of the respiratory system
    10. Illustrate the functions of the respiratory system
    11. Identify the structures of the excretory system
    12. Discuss the functions of the excretory system
    13. Identify the structures of the digestive system
    14. Summarize the functions of the digestive system
    15. Discriminate functional interactions among levels of organization
  10. Identify the structures and principles involved in the continuity of human life.
    1. Identify the structures of the female reproductive system
    2. Discuss the functions of the female reproductive system
    3. Identify the structures of the male reproductive system
    4. Discuss the functions of the male reproductive system
    5. Discriminate functional interactions among levels of organization



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