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BIOL 20400 Human Anatomy and Physiology (Nursing Learning Community)

Session Offered:

Spring Credit 4.0

Prerequisites:

None

Description:

BIOL 20400 (Nursing Learning Community)  is the second semester of a two-semester course that includes two 50-minute lectures, one recitation in preparation for the laboratory, and one two-hour lab. This course is designed to give the student a basic understanding of the anatomy, organization and function of the human body.  To assist the student in mastering the subject matter, there will be introductory lectures on the basic concepts of biochemistry and cell biology before the major topics of the course are dealt with.  These topics include the organization of the human body; muscle and bone; the nervous system (including the special senses); the cardiovascular system; respiration; digestion; metabolism; excretion; fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance; the endocrine system; reproduction and genetics.  The subject matter will be related to relevant questions of clinical or health-related importance. This is the second semester of a two-semester sequence.  BIOL 20200/20400 should NOT be taken out of sequence.  Any student wishing to do so must obtain the instructors permission.  This section of the course is for Nursing Learning Community students only.

Instructor(s):
DONNA FEKETE

E-mail:
dfekete@purdue.edu

Textbook(s):

 

(2) Title: The Physiology Coloring Book
     Author: Wynn Kapit and Lawrence M. Elson
     Edition: 2nd

Notes:

Evening Exams Required. 



Grading:

Straight scale:  90-100% = A; 80-89% = B; 70-79% =C; 60-69% = D; 59% or less = F.



Course Format:


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