Course Information

Course Description

This is the laboratory component of Anatomy & Physiology I. The concepts covered range from anatomical terminology, directional terms, body orientation to exercises on tissues, the integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems.

Course Objectives

Students will:

  1. Describe the levels of organization of living organisms.
  2. Define and explain basic medical terminology as related to the anatomy and physiology.
  3. Understand, identify, and describe the various regions, sections, positions and directions of the body.
  4. Identify and describe the major body cavities and their subdivisions.
  5. Understand and describe the anatomy and physiology of the cell, tissues, skeletal, muscular, nervous and integumentary system.
  6. Define and describe mechanisms involved in homeostatic regulation of the body.
  7. Develop basic dissection techniques relevant to the field of anatomy.
  8. Develop basic laboratory techniques relevant to the field of physiology.