ADVANCED HUMAN ANATOMY COURSE
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Approximate Study Time
100 Hours (Self Study)
You can spread the payments for this course
over 4 monthly payments.
Initial payment of £155.00
Followed by 3 monthly
payments of £65.00
Approximate Delivery Time
1-2 Working Days (Courier Service)
The Advanced Human Anatomy – Level 3 Course is aimed at those who need to study the subject to a good level such as those within Complementary Healthcare, nurses at the start of their training or Health Care Assistants.
Looking for an introduction to human anatomy and physiology? Keen to understand how it all works? Then this is the ideal course for you. It covers everything from the skeletal system to the digestive system.
On successful completion of the course students will receive an accredited Level 3 Certificate Award and a Distance Learning Diploma.
The Home Study Courses Include the Following Units:-
Unit 1 – Chemistry of Life
The following topics are covered: The Movement of Molecules; Diffusion and Osmosis; Active Transport; Biological Chemicals; Enzymes; Inhibitors; Carbohydrates; Disaccharides; Polysaccharides; Glycogen; Cellulose; Carbohydrate digestion; Atomic Structure; and Chemical Bonding.
- Unit 2 – The Cardiovascular & Lymphatic Systems
The following topics are covered: What is Blood?; Red Cells; White Cells; Plasma; Blood Platelets; Blood Groups; The Circulatory System; Blood Vessels; Arteries; Veins; Capillaries; The Heart; and The Lymphatic System.
- Unit 3 – The Endocrine System
The following topics are covered: Hypothalamus; Pituitary Gland; Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands; Adrenal Glands; Pancreas; Ovaries/Testes; Pineal and Thymus glands; and Function of the Endocrine System.
- Unit 4 – The Skeletal & Muscular Systems
The following topics are covered: The Skeleton; Bone structure; Bone tissue; Joints; Classification of joints; Muscles; Muscular Structure – Face, Head and Neck; Muscular Structure – Shoulders; Muscular Structure – Lower Arms; Muscular Structure – Thigh; Muscular Structure – Lower Leg; Muscular Structure – Trunk Posture; Lifting and Keeping Muscles in Good Condition.
- Unit 5 - Respiratory System
The following topics are covered: Upper Respiratory System; Lower Respiratory System; Structure and Functions of the Respiratory System; Lung Capacities; Breathing In – Inspiration; Breathing Out – Expiration; Breathing Rate; Respiratory Diseases; Asthma; Bronchitis; Emphysema; Pneumonoconiosis; Lung Cancer; and Smoking.
- Unit 6 – Digestion & Excretion
The following topics are covered: Digestion in the Mouth; Teeth; Saliva; Stomach; Small Intestine; Large Intestine; Secretions and Additional Organs; Excretion and The Kidney Machine.
The following topics are covered: Female Reproductive System; Male Reproductive System; Life Cycle Development; Family Planning and Contraception; Rhythm method; The Pill; Diaphragm; Condom; IUD; and Sterilisation.
- Unit 8 – The Nervous System
The following topics are covered: Central Nervous System; Peripheral Nervous System & Nerves; Function of the Nervous System; and Life Cycle Developments.
- Unit 9 – The Integumentary System
The following topics are covered: Skin, Nails & Hair.
Students must be aged 16 or over and be educated to GCSE level C or above or hold equivalent qualifications.
Course Duration & Support:
Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. You also have access to a personal tutor by mail or email for a 12 month period. As the home study courses are self study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer.
You will be assessed on coursework which is detailed in the course materials. Most coursework consists of short paragraph answers to set questions. Your work can be sent back to your course tutor by email or by post.
The Certification is gained from your coursework so there is no exam to complete. On successful completion of this course students will be awarded an Advanced Human Anatomy Certificate of achievement by NCFE.
This course has been accredited under a NCFE IIQ Licence and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.
NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators (‘regulators’) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.
NCFE accreditation gives assurance that the content of a training course is of a high standard and meets the rigorous requirements of a national awarding organisation.
NCFE accreditation also gives formal recognition to our courses which result in the ‘award’ of a certificate of achievement. This course has been developed by UKDLP who has been accredited with NCFE’s Investing in Quality (IIQ) Licence, which is designed to give formal recognition to an organisation’s bespoke courses that fall outside the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF).
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