This correspondence course is a comprehensive 20 week course teaching you all aspects of anatomy and physiology and is excellent for people who are taking complementary therapy courses.
It is ideal for people who wish to take this course while they work in the comfort of their own home.
You can take as long as you need to finish the course but the diploma will only be awarded when all coursework has been completed and the final exam taken and passed.
Assessments are carried out after each month and a test will be given. If you fail to reach 75% pass mark, you will need to go back to take that module again.
You do not need any prior qualifications to take this course as all aspects of A&P will be covered.
Cost is £ 350.00
All study materials will be provided for. To achieve the diploma you will need to pass the school A&P exam and achieve pass marks in all homework.
Please see below for course outline
The course will cover:
The Generalised cell, Cell division,
Tissues: Epithelium, Connective tissue, muscle tissue
Anatomy of a bone, Axial and Appendicular skeleton
Bones of the skull, vertebral column, Thorax, Upper limb, Lower limb
Classification of joints
The Muscular System
Structure of skeletal muscle
Muscles of the:
Head, facial expression, Neck, Torso, Upper limb, Lower limb, Hands and feet
Structure of Artery, vein and capillary
Blood and blood cells
Chambers of the heart, cardiac conductive system, coronary circulation of the heart
Arteries and veins of the body
Hepatic portal system, fetal circulation
Thoracic duct and tributries
Anatomy of a lymph node, channels of lymph drainage
The external nose, paranasal air sinuses, pharynx and larynx
The bronchial tree, lobes, pleurae and mediastinal surface of the lungs
Mechanics of respiration, olfaction
The mouth, tongue, teeth, pharynx, esophagus, peritoneum, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, gall bladder, pancreas and spleen
Mechanics of digestion, allergy, intolerance and biochemical influence of the digestive system.
The urinary tract, kidneys and vessels in abdominal cavity, uriniferous tubule and circulatory pattern of the kidney
Male reproductive system, female reproductive system
Development of the embryo, reproductive cycle
Organisation of the skin, layers, sensory receptors of the skin
Location of endocrine glands.
Hypophysis, hypothalamus and their traget organs, thyroid and parathyroid glands, adrenals
Gastrointestinal hormones and pancreatic secretions
Classification and strucutre of neurons/axon coverings
Anatomy of a synapse, functional classification of neurons/nerve endings, reflex arcs
Development of the central nervous system and ventricles, Meninges of the brain and spinal cord
Circulation scheme of the cerebrospinal fluid, cerebral hemispheres/cortex/tracts, diencephalon, brainstem, cerebellum, spinal cord, sensory and motor tracts, spinal nerves, nerves to upper and lower limb, dermatones, cranial nerves.
Autonomic nervous system, sympathetic system, parasympathetic division
Visual system, auditry system, taste and olfaction
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