Fall Quarter 2002, Thursday Evenings
Carl Moxey

Textbook
EN Marieb, 2001
Human Anatomy and Physiology, 5/e
Benjamin Cummings
ISBN 0-8053-4989-8
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Lecture Date Lecture Topics
I 26 September Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
Terminology and Systems
[ Marieb:1 ]
II 03 October Skeletal System Design [ Marieb:7 ]
III 10 October Articulations & Movements [ Marieb:8 ]
IV 17 October Introduction to Muscles [ Marieb:10 ]
V 24 October Muscle Action [ Marieb:10 ]
VI 31 October Mid-Term Exam
« A Sampler of Questions »
VII 07 November Anatomy of a Region:  The Thorax [ Marieb:23 ]
VIII 14 November Heart Anatomy [ Marieb:19 ]
Angiology [ Marieb:20 ]
IX 21 November Abdominopelvic Viscera 1 [ Marieb:24 ]
X 28 November Holiday
Lincoln's Thanksgiving Proclamation
XI 05 December Abdominopelvic Viscera 2 [ Marieb:24, 26, 28 ]
XII 12 December Final Exam
« A Sampler of Questions »
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Contact me at c.moxey@charter.net
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University College at Northeastern University:  The Write Place.
Possessing the skills for effective communication will be invaluable in your future endeavors.
This course affirms its commitment to practice-oriented education.

 
Prerequisites General and Animal Biology or equivalent is recommended.
Description Introduction to anatomy and physiology:
  overview of the Chordata;
  body cavities;
  anatomic specialties;
  terminology:
    directional and relational terms
    planes of reference
  body organization:
    tissues
    systems.
Skeletal design:
  bones as organs;
  structure of bone;
  development of bone;
  axial skeleton:
    skull
    vertebral column
    ribs
  axial skeleton:
    limb girdles
    upper extremity
    lower extremity.
Articulations and movements:
  types of joints;
  joint axes and movements.
Muscles:
  gross anatomy;
  mechanics of action;
  lever systems.
Muscle action.
Thoracic anatomy:
  chest wall;
  thoracic cavities and the mediastinum;
  respiratory system anatomy:
    nasal cavity
    pharynx
    larynx
    trachea
    bronchi
    lungs.
Cardiovascular system:
  circulatory system design;
  heart anatomy:
    chambers
    valves
    conducting system
    coronary circulation
  angiology:
    aorta
    common carotid a
    subclavian a
    venous return to the heart
    fetal circulatory changes.
Abdominopelvic anatomy:
  embryology;
  the ventral cavity;
  gut-tube design;
  blood supply;
  nerve supply;
  digestive system structures of the head:
    teeth
    tongue
    salivary glands
    pharynx
  esophagus
  digestive system structures of the abdomen and pelvis:
    stomach
    small intestine
    large intestine
    liver and gallbladder
    pancreas
  urinary system;
  female reproductive system;
  male reproductive system;
  perineum.
Course objectives To learn and use basic relational anatomic terminology.
To learn the anatomic components of the human body and to understand their regional and systems relationships.
To understand how bones, joints, and muscles operate in consort to permit body movement.
To learn how to use the Internet as a tool for gathering information.
Methodology Class lectures based upon the distributed outlines. This material may, from time to time, be augmented by assigned readings, Internet searches, or video presentations.
Exams will be based on the lecture presentations and any other assigned material.
Requirements Two examinations, as specified on the fine print page.