About this Course
Anatomy and Physiology 2
- Systems of the Human Body
- 50 Hours/12 Weeks/$1200
- Prerequisite Courses: A&P 1
- Thursday’s 9:15am-1:30pm
Michelle Lewis, MA LMT
PHILOSOPHY AND PURPOSE: This course is dedicated to the basic concepts of the body systems. Study for the information related to the Systems is derived from Pat Archers, Applied Anatomy for Manual Therapists. Weekly self-assessment quizzes are offered ensuring that each student is absorbing and comprehending a high percentage of the materials taught. Students will learn the structure and function of each system, and related disorders to gain a deeper understanding of the human body that will inform treatment strategies as a massage therapist. Your training will be enhanced with the use of visual slide shows, and colored chart references to promote a higher rate of retention
A COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF THE SYSTEMS INCLUDE:
- Cells and Tissues: Cells group together in the body to form tissues; there are 4 primary tissue types in the human body
- The Integumentary System: Skin, hair, nails and accessory glands provide protection from the outside environment and relays information to the brain.
- The Cardiovascular System: Transports nutrients, gases, hormones and wastes through the body.
- The Nervous System: Relays electrical signals through the body
- The Respiratory System: Provides gas exchange between the blood and the environment.
- The Digestive System: Breaks down and absorbs nutrients that are necessary for growth and maintenance.
- The Endocrine System: Relays chemical messages through the body.
- The Skeletal System: Provides protection, support, postural maintenance, manufactures red blood cells, participates in movement.
WEEKLY QUIZZES are given to ensure that each student is absorbing and comprehending valuable information. The use of visual reference with pertinent details related to human bones and muscles derived from text dedicated to specific course information.