Develop your knowledge of human anatomy with this advanced course, which is ideal for students interested in health care, para-medical, science and alternative therapies. You’ll gain insight into how the body functions anatomically and at a cellular level.
Certificate of Human Anatomy is a professional development course that develops your understanding of anatomy and human health.
In this online anatomy course, you will learn about surface, regional, systemic and radiographic and diagnostic anatomy. You’ll also explore cytology (study of animal cells) and how bodily systems are integrated to affect human health.
On completion of this course, you will have a comprehensive understanding of human anatomy.
Unit - Anatomy II (Human)
Unit 1 – Cytology
Common organelles & structures
Centrosome & centrioles
Endoplasmic reticulum (er) – rough and smooth
Specialised organelles & structures
The anatomy of cellular division
Characteristic interphase structures
Characteristic mitosis structures
Unit 2 – Surface anatomy
Regions and positions of the body
Planes and views of the body
Locational and directional terminology
Prefixes, suffixes and roots of terms
Superficial structures, features and markings
The anterior torso
The upper extremities
The lower extremities
Practical use of surface anatomy
Unit 3 – Systemic anatomy I
Systems of the human body:
Organisation of the body
The integumentary system
Anatomy of the skin
Anatomy of other integumentary system components
The nervous system
The spinal cord
Spinal nerve anatomy
Divisions of the nervous system
The cardiovascular system
The renal system
Unit 4 – Systemic anatomy II
The endocrine system
The pineal gland
The pituitary gland
The immune system
The male reproductive system
Spermatogenesis in the seminiferous tubules of the testes
The female reproductive system
The external genitalia
The ovaries and fallopian tubes
The breasts and mammary tissue
Unit 5 – regional anatomy i
Vasculature & miscellaneous
The cranial cavity
The oral and nasal cavities
The paranasal sinuses
Laryngeal membranes, ligaments and muscles
The bronchial tree
The (thoracic) diaphragm
The abdominopelvic cavity
The small intestine
The large intestine
Unit 6 – Regional anatomy II
The upper extremities
Features of the humerus
Features of the ulna
Features of the radius
Features of the carpals
Features of the phalanges
Musculature of the upper extremities
Vasculature of the upper extremity
Arteries of the upper extremity
Arteries and veins
The lower extremities
Anatomical features of the pelvis
Anatomical features of the femur
Anatomical features of the tibia
Anatomical features of the fibula
Anatomical features of the tarsals
Anatomical features of the metatarsals
Musculature of the lower extremities
Innervation of the lower extremity
Vasculature of the lower extremities
Arteries of the lower extremity
Veins of the upper extremity
Unit 7 – Radiographic and diagnostic anatomy
Estimated duration 50 hours
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