HIM 1454C

Health Information Technology Anatomy and Physiology II (4)

Prerequisite: HIM 1453C

Classification: Parallel

This is an anatomy and physiology course which provides the foundation for understanding the structures and functions of the human body. This course examines the physiological processes responsible for maintaining homeostasis; the chemical, molecular, cellular, and tissue levels of organization; and examination of the following body systems: endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic and immune, respiratory, digestive. Content will be presented under the unifying theme of homeostasis, supported by relevant discussions of disruptions to homeostasis and resultant disease processes. The course includes a lab with appropriate models and dissection of mammalian organs and tissues.