Sep 18, 2020  
2015-2016 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
    
2015-2016 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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HIM 200 - Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology


The purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with basic concepts of human anatomy and physiology. At the conclusion of this course, the student will demonstrate a basic knowledge of the structure and the function of the various parts of the body, as well as the terminology for identifying cells, tissues, organ systems and body parts.  Topics include: the language of medicine, organization of the body, cellular foundations, and tissues and membranes. The body systems covered include: skeletal, muscular, integumentary, cardiovascular, lymphatic and immune, respiratory, nervous, sensory, endocrine, gastrointestinal, urinary, and reproductive.

Prerequisites & Notes
This course does not have a lab.  No prerequisites.

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Understand the basic systems of the human body, with its components
  • Examine how each body system works and how the body systems interact with each other for normal functioning
  • Recognize the importance of health information managers understanding the systems and functions of the human body


Credits: 3



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