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Block 1: Anatomy and Physiology

4 credits

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Full course description

ASM Block 1/ BSM Block 1

Course Description: This course provides a thorough survey of human anatomy and physiology, including proper identification of body planes and sections along with the structure and function of all major organ systems. This course includes an introduction to basic histology including cell structure, metabolism, and division, semi-permeable membranes, and enzymes. The lab associated with this course is considered the 11 credits the student earns through clinical experiences. 

Learning Objectives

Learning objectives are identified through the linking of MEAC Essential Competencies and the NCM Degree Qualification Profile.

Learning Activities:

Read, listen to, watch assigned lesson materials.
Submit a written summary of current research.
Complete oral and/or written formative didactic assessments with final summative submission.
Identify and cite high quality sources.
Use articulated reasoning while participating in an oral presentation, facilitated discussions and skills demonstrations.
Analyze a case study.
Conduct an interview and/or develop a survey
Create an infographic, handout, and/or community resource.
Complete a drawing.
Develop a study aid.
Complete a final exam.

Note: The clinical requirement of NARM /Clinical Skills is completed at any time throughout the ASM apprenticeship during actual clinical practice and is NOT a requirement to complete this academic course. Typical clinical manifestations of knowledge learned in this course are identified in the learning objective document above.