Health-Sciences - Course - Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses

  • Course Code: NURS215
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: 2Lec, 2Lab, 0Tut
  • Course Type: Major Core Courses (MCC)

Course Description

This course provides a comprehensive study of the anatomy and physiology of the human body. It introduces the physiology of homeostasis and the structure and functions of body systems including: blood, central and peripheral nervous system, renal system, respiratory system, lymphatic/immune, endocrine system, cardiovascular system, digestive and reproductive system. Common human disease processes are emphasized. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of principles of anatomy and physiology and their interrelationships. Laboratory practice includes studies of the human skeleton, human heart and its big blood vessels, human lungs and their pleurae, and abdominal and pelvic viscera.