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PHA202 Medical Anatomy and Physiology

[4–0, 4 cr.]

This course covers the anatomy and physiology of the human body with emphasis on the skeletal and muscular systems, central nervous system, autonomic nervous system, cardiovascular and renal systems, immune, endocrine, gastrointestinal, respiratory and reproductive systems. A thorough understanding of homeostatic regulation of bodily functions and a discussion of imbalances to homeostasis are covered. Congenital malformations and their physiological impacts and clinical connections are also discussed. Case studies are used to illustrate the clinical connections within each system.

Prerequisite: BIO201 General Biology I, BIO201B General Biology I Lab

Co-requisite: Pre-Professional Year 1 status