PNUR 099 - Anatomy and Physiology for Practical Nurses

Course Details
Course Code: PNUR 099

Credits: 0

Calendar Description:
This course is an introduction to the human body and concentrates on the structure and function of 11 body systems. It also discusses various health promotion strategies that work toward optimal function of these systems. Common medical terminology is discussed in relation to the different body systems.

Date First Offered:

Total Hours: 75

Total Weeks: 15

This course is offered online: No

Biology 12 or equivalent with a grade of C (60%) or better.

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:



Course Content:
Theory Topics:

- Homeostasis
- Tissues
- Integumentary system
- Muscloskeletal systems
- Central and peripheral nervous systems
- Endocrine system
- Cardiovascular system
- Lymphatic system
- Digestive system
- Respiratory system
- Urinary system
- Reproductive system

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

    Describe the structure and function of the 11 body systems
    Use knowledge of normal anatomy and physiology to differentiate normal from abnormal when conducting physical assessments
    Use and understand correct terminology when communicating with other members of health care team
    Apply concepts of anatomy and physiology to the study of pathophysiology
    Use knowledge of human anatomy and physiology to assist clients to understand health challenges, health promotion and/or the prevention of disease

Grading System:

Passing Grade:

Grading Weight:

Final Exam: 40 %
Quizzes/Test: 60 %

Percentage of Individual Work: 100

Course Offered in Other Programs: No