Course Description

This course is an introduction to the study of anatomy and physiology of the human body, including standard terminology, cells, tissues, and structure, function and physiology of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, special senses and receptors. There will also be an emphasis on hands on activities including blood typing, femur dissection and urinalysis. The fetal pig will be dissected at the end of the course and will be compared to the human body. This class is recommended for those students interested in the medical field.
Please see the guidance office's Program of Study 2015-2016 document for more information.

Skeletal Unit

We have been studying the types of skeletal tissues, major bone groups, function of bones, and formation of long bones.   We are moving on to a new unit on types of fractures, and features of the axial and appendicular system. In the space below are important notes and documents related to this unit.