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NURS 3104 : Human Anatomy and Physiology II

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NURS 3104 : Human Anatomy and Physiology II
School of Nursing
Nursing (NURS)
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Fall 2017
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BISC 1115 and 1125


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Designed for students entering the allied health professions. Fundamental structures and functions as they relate to the human body, including homeostasis, anatomical language and body organization, tissues and histology, integumentary; and skeletal, muscular, nervous and endocrine systems. Requires a basic background in introductory cell/molecular biology; an equivalent course with a minimum grade of C may be substituted for the prerequisite.
1. Describe the interrelationship between anatomy and physiology as they relate to the various systems of the human body. 2. Describe the levels of structural organization in an organism and the characteristics that define life. 3. Utilize descriptive anatomical and directional terminology in the proper identification of various body structures. 4. Describe homeostasis and explain how the body uses feedback mechanisms to maintain homeostasis. 5. Describe the major characteristics, structure, function and location(s) of the various tissues of the human body. 6. Describe the structural features and functions of the integumentary system, neurological system, endocrine system, skeletal system and muscular system. 7. Apply knowledge of the body systems to practical, problem solving situations or case studies. 8. Summarize the consequences or body’s response to physiological and anatomical changes.
Online course offered by SON as a prerequisite for entry to BSN degree.
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