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Basic Anatomy and Physiology

Basic Anatomy and Physiology


A Course developed to provide basic awareness on the subject of Basic Anatomy and Physiology, aimed at carers and support workers within the Health and Social Sector.

Aims & Objectives:

Aims & Objectives:

This awareness course is designed to provide the learner with the elementary knowledge of Basic Anatomy and Physiology Procedures.

This course is also suitable for any course or training programme requiring an understanding of basic anatomy and physiology and may be presented in smaller sub sections to complement specialist courses on medical conditions

Learning outcomes:

An understanding of Basic Anatomy and Physiology for health and social care workers

Course Outline:

  • The Lungs
  • The Liver
  • The Pancreas
  • The Heart
  • The Skin - Epidermis, Dermis, Subcutaneous tissue and Skin Blood Vessels
  • GI Tract/Alimentary Canal
  • Glands
  • Functions of the Digestive System
  • Food Ingestion and Breakdown
  • Mouth, tongue, pharynx, oesophagus and the stomach
  • Small Intestine, Large Intestine and the Duodenum
  • Teeth
  • The Gall Bladder
  • Introduction to the Organs System
    • Integumentary System
    • Nervous System
    • Skeletal System
    • Endocrine System
    • Muscular System
    • Cardiovascular system
    • Lymphatic System
    • Urinary System
    • Respiratory System
    • Digestive System
    • Male Reproductive System
    • Female Reproductive System

This course encourages delegate participation through group discussion as well as individual input through subgroup and pair work. The trainer uses a range of facilitation and presentation techniques including PowerPoint, flip-chart work and tutor-led discussion, and delegates retain a comprehensive training pack for future reference and further reading

Intended For:

The course is an invaluable 'first step' for all who work in Health and Social care

It is also an excellent 'update' course