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2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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HIM 200 - Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology

Familiarizes 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.

Assignment Overview
12 weekly lessons/assignments and a final

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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