Anatomy and Physiology courses

June 15, 2016

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 Cell

The Generalised cell, Cell division,

Tissues: Epithelium, Connective tissue, muscle tissue

The Skeleton

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

Cardiovascular system

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

Lymphatic System

Thoracic duct and tributries

Anatomy of a lymph node, channels of lymph drainage

Respiratory System

General scheme

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.

Urinary System

The urinary tract, kidneys and vessels in abdominal cavity, uriniferous tubule and circulatory pattern of the kidney

Reproductive system

Male reproductive system, female reproductive system

Development of the embryo, reproductive cycle

Integumentary system

Organisation of the skin, layers, sensory receptors of the skin

Endocrine system

Location of endocrine glands.

Hypophysis, hypothalamus and their traget organs, thyroid and parathyroid glands, adrenals

Gastrointestinal hormones and pancreatic secretions

Nervous system

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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