AP50 - ELEMENTARY ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY - FALL 2000
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Catalog description: Introduction to human structure and function. Designed as a foundation course for the allied health student, but open to all students.
Instructor David G. Ward, Ph.D.
Office: Science building Rm 230 Phone: Office 575-6752 Home 847-7651
Hours: by arrangement
Textbook: Martini, F. H., Bartholomew, E F, and Welch, K. The Human Body in Health and Disease. Prentice Hall, 2000 / ISBN: 0-13-856816-2.
Ward, D. G. (1999) AP50 - Elementary Anatomy and Physiology [WWW document]. URL http://virtual.yosemite.cc.ca.us/dward/
Ward, D. G. Study Guide for AP 50, 1999 (available at Laser Printing)
Course Objectives: Students in this class will:
1) Use the basic language of anatomy and physiology, as related to body orientation and direction body planes and sections, surface anatomy, body cavities, and homeostatic mechanisms;
2) Describe the basic structure and function of cells
3) List, identify and describe the major categories of tissues in the body;
4) Identify and locate the major organ systems of the body
5) List and describe the basic structure and function of each of the major organ systems;
6) Describe the basic integrative function of each organ system in relation to the other organ systems;
7) Demonstrate the ability to listen carefully to lectures and to record accurate lecture notes; and
8) Demonstrate the ability to supplement lectures through the use of charts, models, and other laboratory materials.
Grading: Grades are assigned based on points earned in written exams, laboratory practicums and in a final exam, as follows:
Grading: Grades are assigned based on points earned in biweekly quizzes and in a final exam, as follows:
A 90 - 100% 360 - 400
B 80 - 89% 320 - 356
C 70 - 79% 280 - 316
D 60 - 69% 240 - 276
F 00 - 59% 000 - 236
Attendance: Students not attending two consecutive laboratories will be dropped from the course unless arrangements are made in advance. Avoid absences and leaving early.
Suggestions for success:
- Establish study groups in and out of the lab.
- Take advantage of the laboratory time.
- Draw pictures and diagrams
- Use the computer labs and the internet.
© David G. Ward, Ph.D. Last modified by wardd 23 May, 2006