HSC103 - Anatomy and Physiology for Therapeutic Recreation

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Subject Title
Anatomy and Physiology for Therapeutic Recreation

Subject Description
This course explores the structure and function of the human body with an introduction to surface anatomy, cells, tissues, metabolism, nutrition, and body systems. Topics include the integumentary, immune, musculoskeletal,  cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, endocrine, urinary, and reproductive systems as well as neuroanatomy and neurophysiology. Scenarios and case studies will be used to prepare students for the study of disease progression and health condition management.

Credit Status
3 hours/week

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Use anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology knowledge to communicate and work effectively in various therapeutic settings.
  2. Explain how anatomical structures affect physiological functions within various therapeutic recreation contexts.
  3. Describe the effects of aging on body systems and physiological functions across the lifespan.
  4. Predict how activity level, social relationships, diet, and lifestyle affect homeostasis.
  5. Apply human anatomy and physiology knowledge to patient assessment, care planning, interventions, and patient evaluation in various therapeutic recreation settings.

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