SYLLABUS-2 - Human Anatomy and Physiology 2A Riverside...

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Human Anatomy and Physiology 2A Riverside Community College Spring 2009 Instructor: Professor Diane Olin Website: http://academic.rcc.edu/olin Email: diane.olin@rcc.edu Lecture: Portable 1; 3 pm -4:05 pm Lab :RXHS 1010: 4:35 - 7:55pm Course Description: Human Anatomy and Physiology 2A is the first of a two course series that introduces students to the basic concepts and principles of human anatomy and physiology. This course will provide a foundation for advanced study of the human body. The course covers body orientation and organization, cells and tissues, the skeletal and muscular systems, and the eye and ear. It is designed to meet the prerequisites for professional programs in medical and biomedical fields, e.g. nursing, dental hygiene, and physical therapy. The course will consist of 36 hours of lecture and 108 hours of laboratory. Student Learning Objectives : Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of: 1. Appropriate anatomical and physiological terminology; principles and relationships of human anatomy and physiology. 2. Proper operation of a compound light microscope. 3. Mathematical tasks including metric conversions. 4. Basic chemical principles related to anatomy and physiology, including atomic structure, ions and solutions, organic and inorganic compounds, and basic biomolecular structures. 5. Cellular structures and cellular transport processes. 6. The structure and function of the four basic adult tissue types. 7. The structure of the integument, including important accessory structures. 8. The structure and function of bone at a chemical, microscopic, and macroscopic level.
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9. Bone formation, growth, and repair. 10. All of the bones of the body and their major markings. 11 . The structure and function of skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle. 12. The physiology of skeletal muscle contraction. 13. The major muscles of the body, their actions, and their points of attachment. 14. The structure and function of the eye and the ear. 15. Basic clinical disorders, diseases, and applications, associated with each topic.
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course AMY 2A taught by Professor Jamesivey during the Spring '06 term at Riverside Community College.

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SYLLABUS-2 - Human Anatomy and Physiology 2A Riverside...

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