Basic Human Anatomy

A Distance Learning, Self-Pacing, 200-Hour, Certificated Introductory Course

Learning units match and some exceed NZQA Level 4 Anatomy and Physiology elements

This course is taught separately from Academy courses. For all enquiries and enrollment, please contact:

HOLISTIC HEALTH CLINIC & LEARNING SERVICES
Sue Williams NZRK
Registered Kinesiologist, Holistic Health Counsellor & Facilitator
1644 The 309 Road, RD 1, Whitianga 2856, New Zealand
Phone +64 7 866 4800
Fax +64 7 866 4800
Mobile 027 814 5798
Email honey309@xtra.co.nz


BASIC HUMAN ANATOMY
is designed especially for anyone studying Kinesiology, Massage, Aromatherapy, Bowen Technique, Shiatsu, Touch For Health, Soul Power, Reflexology or other involvement in bodywork. It brings fresh meaning to your studies in every modality.

BASIC HUMAN ANATOMY offers you an easy-to-learn introduction to anatomy, which can be built on through more advanced courses. At the same time, it provides accurate technical information and terminology in a manner that makes it simple to grasp, even by people with no medical knowledge at all. It includes a generous amount of related physiology and pathology.

You study BASIC HUMAN ANATOMY at home and at your own rate. Learning is by way of study material, activities and worksheets. There is no textbook to purchase, although we would encourage you to read as widely as you can to broaden your understanding. Depending on your learning speed and your background experience, you should allow up to 120 hours of study time. This includes time for the BASIC HUMAN ANATOMY Certificate of Competency home assessment.

Start any time. There is no set timetable. No compulsory assignments. Simply mail us your completed worksheets, one or two units at a time, with any queries you have, for prompt marking and helpful comment.

Course Fee 2016  NZ$380.00             
Overseas add NZ$75.00 for airmail postage

All payments in NZ currency.
Fees include complete course material, one-way postage, worksheet evaluation, study guidance and and Certificate of Competency Assessment.
PLUS telephone, fax or email help for up to 12 months from the time of enrolment (this period may be extended by arrangement).

Course material may be returned unused within 7 days for a refund of the course fee less a $30.00 administration charge.

 

My Essences

Summary of Course Content: Learning Units

OVERVIEW
Organisation & orientation of the human body.
Structure, purpose, function & functional imbalances of each of the following systems:

RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
Respiratory tract, bronchi, lungs, pleurae, diaphragm, sinuses. Ventilation.

INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM
Dermis, epidermis, glands, sensory organs, appendages.

URINARY SYSTEM
Male / female differences, kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra.

CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
Heart, systemic, pulmonary & cardiac circulations, arteries, veins, arterioles,
venules, capillaries.
Blood – components, flow, pulse, pressure, output.

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
Gastro-intestinal tract, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, accessory organs.

LYMPHATIC SYSTEM
Lymphatics, lymph ducts, lymph nodes, lymphoid organs.

NERVOUS SYSTEM & BRAIN
Peripheral nervous system, central nervous system, autonomic nervous system, cerebrum, cerebellum, brain stem, diencephalon, limbic system, meninges, neurons, spinal nerves, cranial nerves, innervation, motor nerves, sensory nerves, plexuses, dermatomes, reflex.

SPECIAL SENSES
Smell: nasal cavity, olfactory bulb, olfactory tract, olfactory cortex, odours.
Taste: papillae, gustatory cortex, taste groups.
Vision: eye components, optic nerve, optic chiasma, visual cortex, lacrimal apparatus, extrinsic muscles, visual field.
Hearing: outer ear, middle ear, inner ear, auditory tube, auditory cortex.
Balance: semicircular canals.

REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
Male organs: testes, scrotum, epididymis, ductus deferens, prostate, urethra, penis.
Female organs: vulva, vagina, uterus, ovary, uterine tube.

INTRODUCTION TO THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
Glands: pituitary (hypophysis), hypothalamus, thyroid, adrenals, gonads, pineal, thymus, pancreas, parathyroids.
Hormones.

MUSCULO-SKELETAL SYSTEM
SKELETON

Skull, teeth, spine, ribcage, shoulder girdle, pelvis, limbs, hyoid, bone markings, bone types.
JOINTS
Ligaments, synovial joints, fibrous joints, joint types.Body movements.
MUSCLES – STRUCTURE
Muscle fibre, fascicle, contractile element, fibre arrangement, fibre type. Tendon, aponeurosis.
Stimulation, proprioceptors, tone, antagonist, synergist, facilitation, posture.
60 SELECTED MUSCLES
Location, function, innervation

NUMEROUS SUPPLEMENTARY ANECDOTAL ARTICLES
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