FHP101 - Anatomy and Physiology I

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Last revision date 2017-08-23 14:40:34.028
Last review date 2017-08-23 14:40:34.029

Subject Title
Anatomy and Physiology I

Subject Description
This course explores the normal structure and function of the human body with an introduction to biochemistry, cell tissues, and body systems.  Other units include an emphasis on neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, the musculoskeletal system, the cardiovascular system, the respiratory system, and thermoregulation.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Use the terminology related to the structure and function of the body.
  2. Describe the relationships between cells, tissues, organs, and body systems.
  3. Identify the basic chemical concepts and principles as they are related to human anatomy and physiology.
  4. Identify the structural characteristics and functional processes common to all human cells.
  5. Describe the location, structure, and functioning of the major body systems studied
  6. Discuss the effects of microbes on the human body.
  7. Develop an awareness of the relationships between body organ systems, and the concept of homeostasis.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Topic Outline
- Introduction to Anatomy
- The Skeletal System, Bones and Joints
- The muscular System, Functions, Origin, Insertion
- The Cardiovascular System Heart and Lungs, Circulation, Heart Rate
- Heart Conduction Movement Analysis
- Nervious System
- Respiratory System
- Case Studies
- Calculations
- Science of Stretching, Cardiovascular conditioning
- Biomechanics and Analysis

Mode of Instruction
This subject is delivered online. This may involve the use of digital materials and/or a text, group discussions, interaction with your instructor and online activities.

Prescribed Texts
The Atlas of the Human Body, A complete guide to how the body works. 2009
Peter Abrahams

Reference Material

Required Supplies

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
All discussion assignments and written assignments must be submitted by the due date shown on the Course Timeline.

Assessment Value %
Test #2 20%
Assignment #1 20%
Test #2 25%
Final Exam 35%
Total 100%

Please contact your registering College for Exam Dates.

Approved by: Lisa Somers