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Anatomy and Physiology Levels 3 and 4

Open Study College
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669 GBP
English
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

Anatomy and Physiology Level 3:

 

Unit 1: Introduction to the Human Body

  • Homeostasis
  • Anatomical regions and planes
  • Directional terminology
  • Cell structure, function and division
  • Types of tissue found in the body

Unit 2: Musculoskeletal and Nervous Systems

  • Structure and function of the skeleton
  • Different muscle types in the body
  • Actions of different muscles
  • Structure and function of the nervous system

Unit 3: Respiratory and Cardiovascular Systems

  • Function and structure of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems
  • Function of blood in the body
  • Process of gas exchange in internal and external respiration
  • Function of the heart

Unit 4: Digestive and Endocrine

  • Main structures and function of the digestive system
  • How food is processed by the digestive system
  • Main structures and function of the endocrine system
  • Function of hormones in the body

Unit 5: Integumentary and Immune Systems

  • Structure and function of the skin
  • Structure and function of the nails and hair
  • Main structures and function of the immune system
  • How the lymphatic system fights pathogens

Unit 6: Renal and Reproductive Systems

  • Key structures and functions of the male and female reproductive systems
  • Journey of an egg from the ovary to fertilisation or menstruation
  • Main structure and functions of the renal system
  • The three stages of filtration in the kidneys

Anatomy and Physiology Level 4:

 

Unit 1: Introduction to Cells and Tissues

  • Characteristics of life
  • Basic chemistry
  • Molecules
  • Cell
  • Cell respiration
  • DNA
  • Cell replication
  • Transcription and translation

Unit 2: Nervous, Endocrine, Lymphatic and Immune Systems

  • The nervous system
  • Types of nerve cell
  • Action potential
  • Synapses and neurotransmitters
  • The central, peripheral and autonomic nerve system
  • The endocrine system
  • Pituitary hormones
  • Endocrine glands, hormones and tissues
  • The lymphatic system
  • Lymph nodes
  • Immunity
  • Antibodies and vaccinations

Unit 3: Human Circulatory, Cardiac and Respiratory Systems

  • The blood
  • Erythrocyte production and breakdown
  • Platelets and clotting
  • Blood groups and antigens
  • The cardiac system
  • Ventricular systole
  • Ventricular diastole
  • The respiratory system

Unit 4: Nutrition, Digestion and Excretion

  • The mouth and throat
  • Oesophagus
  • Stomach
  • Small and large intestines
  • Liver
  • Pancreas
  • Digestive enzymes
  • Carbohydrates, lipids and proteins
  • Vitamins and minerals
  • The process of digestion

Unit 5: Reproduction and Genetics

  • Reproduction research task
  • Genetics and inheritance
  • Haploid and diploid
  • Chromosomes
  • Inheritance and alleles

Unit 6: Skeletal and Muscular Systems

  • Bones
  • Joints
  • Types of movement
  • Injuries
  • Fractures

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Pay Now: GBP 669.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 115.35 with a deposit of GBP
76.90 totalling 769

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