Image of the inside of a human body showing vital organs


Duration: Home Study
Time: 14 Lessons - Distance working to be compleated
          in 12 months
Price: ú250.00 Including text books
Qualification: None

Course Description

This course has been designed for use in the complementary health therapies. The acquisition of knowledge of human anatomy and physiology is essential in these therapies. In this course the student will develop comprehension of the structure and function of the human body, of the inter-relation of the body systems within the human organism and develop an understanding of the principles of human anatomy and physiology.

Subjects covered on the course are:
  • Definition of Anatomy and Physiology
  • Reproductive system
  • Characteristics and maintenance of life
  • Organisation of the human body
  • Cells, tissues and cellular metabolism
  • Skin and integumentary systems
  • Support and movement of the human body
    - Skeletal system
    - Muscular system
  • Understanding of the basic pathological disease process
  • Integration and Co-ordination
    - Nervous system
    - Endocrine system
    - Special and somatic senses
  • Processing and transporting systems
    - Digestive system
    - Respiratory system
    - Cardiovascular system
    - Lymphatic system

1 Hour Assessment (multiply choice) - On completion

Qualification: Anatomy & Physiology Diploma