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Advanced Anatomy & Physiology


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Summary

Price
£320 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
12 Months
Qualification
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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Overview

This online course is designed to act as a piece of CPD (Continuing Professional Development) for those who work (or hope to work) in a role that requires a strong understanding of the human body. In this course you will learn about a range of topics, covering each of the body's primary systems and frameworks. This includes digestion, the skeletal system, respiration and more.

Description

Unit 1 – Chemistry of Life

  • The Movement of Molecules
  • Diffusion and Osmosis
  • Active Transport
  • Biological Chemicals
  • Enzymes
  • Inhibitors
  • Carbohydrates
  • Disaccharides
  • Polysaccharides
  • Glycogen
  • Cellulose
  • Carbohydrate digestion
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Bonding

Unit 2 – The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems

  • What is Blood?
  • Red Cells
  • White Cells
  • Plasma
  • Blood Platelets
  • Blood Groups
  • The Circulatory System
  • Blood Vessels
  • Arteries
  • Veins
  • Capillaries
  • The Heart
  • The Lymphatic System

Unit 3 – The Endocrine System

  • Hypothalamus
  • Pituitary Gland
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands
  • Adrenal Glands
  • Pancreas
  • Ovaries/Testes
  • Pineal and Thymus glands
  • Function of the Endocrine System

Unit 4 – The Skeletal and Muscular Systems

  • The Skeleton
  • Bone structure
  • Bone tissue
  • Joints
  • Classification of joints
  • Muscles
  • Muscular Structure – Face, Head and Neck
  • Muscular Structure – Shoulders
  • Muscular Structure – Lower Arms
  • Muscular Structure – Thigh
  • Muscular Structure – Lower Leg
  • Muscular Structure – Trunk Posture
  • Lifting
  • Keeping Muscles in Good Condition

Unit 5 – Respiratory System

  • Upper Respiratory System
  • Lower Respiratory System
  • Structure and Functions of the Respiratory System
  • Lung Capacities
  • Breathing In – Inspiration
  • Breathing Out – Expiration
  • Breathing Rate
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Emphysema
  • Pneumonoconiosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Smoking

Unit 6 – Digestion and Excretion

  • Digestion in the Mouth
  • Teeth
  • Saliva
  • Stomach
  • Small Intestine
  • Large Intestine
  • Secretions and Additional Organs
  • Excretion
  • The Kidney Machine

Unit 7- Reproduction

  • Female Reproductive System
  • Male Reproductive System
  • Life Cycle Development
  • Family Planning and Contraception
  • Rhythm method
  • The Pill
  • Diaphragm
  • Condom
  • IUD
  • Sterilisation

Unit 8 – The Nervous System

  • Central Nervous System
  • Peripheral Nervous System & Nerves
  • Function of the Nervous System
  • Life Cycle Developments

Unit 9 – The Integumentary System

  • Skin
  • Nails
  • Hair

Who is this course for?

This course would suit someone working in a healthcare role who wants to improve their understanding of the human body, or a jobseeker who wishes to improve their CV with a view to taking up an entry level position in a healthcare setting.

Requirements

Ther are no formal entry entry requirements for this course.

Career path

This course will help students to pursue a career in healthcare, or other associated fields.

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This course is level 3.

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