Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-806-189 056749 Basic Anatomy
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-806-189 BASIC ANATOMY ...examines concepts of anatomy and physiology as they relate to health careers. Learners correlate anatomical and physiological terminology to all body systems. (Prerequisite: Next Gen Rdg score greater/equal to 250; OR ACT Reading score greater/equal to 15; OR preparatory courses-contact an academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Explain concept of homeostasis as it relates to anatomy and physiology.
  2. Relate body structures to body systems and functions.
  3. Relate anatomical terminology to body regions, body and organ planes, and body cavities.
  4. Examine basic concepts of chemistry.
  5. Compare cellular transport mechanisms.
  6. Examine major cellular functions.
  7. Characterize primary tissue types of body.
  8. Relate integumentary components to integumentary functions.
  9. Evaluate the inflammation process.
  10. Compare the axial and appendicular portions of human skeleton.
  11. Assess growth of bone tissue.
  12. Correlate activities at neuromuscular junction with the sliding filament theory.
  13. Compare divisions of nervous system by location, structure, and functions.
  14. Compare sensory receptors of body tissues.
  15. Relate hormone actions to tissues.
  16. Analyze composition and functions of blood.
  17. Analyze regulation of blood flow.
  18. Evaluate mechanisms that regulate heart rate.
  19. Analyze components of lymphatic system.
  20. Compare types of immunity.
  21. Evaluate ventilation.
  22. Analyze digestion and absorption.
  23. Assess the urinary system's role in maintaining homeostasis of blood volume, blood pressure, and blood pH.
  24. Differentiate between stages of menstrual cycle.
  25. Analyze stages of spermatogenesis.
  26. Correlate microbiology terminology with human disease processes.