Anatomical terminology. The importance of a stable homeostatic environment. Cells, structure and function. Histology. The integumentary system. The nervous system. The special senses. The endocrine system. The skeletal and muscular systems. The cardiovascular system. The respiratory system. The urinary system. The male and female reproductive systems. Heredity.
After having completed the course the student should have an important basic knowledge regarding human anatomy and physiology, and how this knowledge can be useful when one is considering biomedical issues. Knowledge regarding the organ’s and body’s anatomical structures and their fysiological and biochemical prosesses, so the body can function as one unit.
understanding the anatomical terminology
understanding the structure and function of cells and tissues
state the principles of homeostasis within and between tissues, organs and bodyfunctions
understand the composition and functions of blood.
know the structure and function of the heart, cardiovascular and respiratory system.
know the principles of acid-base balance, immune system and temperature-regulation of the human body.
have an understanding of the human nervous system and special senses
understand the priciples concerning endocrinology
understand the principles concerning digestion, nutrition and the urinary system
know the structure and function of bones, joints, skeletal and musculary system
Male and female reproductive anatomy and physiology, human development and heredity