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BIO 162 - Anatomy & Physiology 2

Credits: 4
3 Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: BIO 161  

This is a course in systemic human biology for students in allied health, nursing, physical education and other fields requiring a background in human biology. The focus of the course is normal anatomy and physiology, with reference to pathological situations as appropriate. The course includes the reproductive, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, acid-base/fluid/ electrolyte balance, urinary and digestive systems.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Describe the structure and function of the cardiovascular, immune (lymphatic), respiratory, urinary, digestive and reproductive systems.
  2. Communicate effectively in the medical field using proper anatomical terminology.
  3. Apply the concept of feedback loops in homeostasis under normal conditions and in common clinical disorders.
  4. Explain the role of blood in regulation of pressure, fluid, nutrients, wastes, electrolytes and pH balance in the body.
  5. Analyze information utilizing case studies to solve anatomical and physiological problems.
  6. Demonstrate basic laboratory and microscopic techniques relevant to the field of anatomy and physiology.
Listed Topics
  1. Circulatory system: heart, blood vessels, blood
  2. Lymphatic system and immunity
  3. Respiratory system
  4. Acid-Base, fluid, and electrolyte balance
  5. Respiratory system
  6. Digestive system
  7. Reproductive system
Reference Materials
Textbook/materials as required by instructor.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 04/11/2019

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