Learning Recommendations: Successful completion of Applied Anatomy & Physiology1 is required.

General Description: This course will provide anatomy and physiology knowledge fundamental to any healthcare profession. It is a continuation of Applied Anatomy & Physiology I in which further body systems are explored including, but not limited to, the circulatory, lymphatic/immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, lymphatic/immune, endocrine and reproductive systems. Students complete a ten hour job shadow of a medical professional of their choosing, pending instructor/parent approval. Students may compete at a state conference sponsored by Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) or the Washington Career & Technical Sports Medicine Association (WCTSMA). Scholarships are also available through these organizations for students interested in pursuing medical careers.

Content: The microscopic/gross anatomy and physiology of the circulatory, lymphatic/immune, respiratory, digestive and urinary systems.

Strategies:

  • Lecture and demonstration
  • Labs, both guided and inquiry based
  • Research and exploration exercises
  • Written examinations
  • Job shadow of a medical professional

Equipment to be provided by student:  None