PNA200 - Anatomy & Physiology for the Practical Nurse

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Subject Title
Anatomy & Physiology for the Practical Nurse

Subject Description
This course continues with the study of normal anatomy and physiology begun in PNA100.  Additional body systems will be studied.

Credit Status
One credit in the Practical Nursing Program

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

Upon completion of this course the student will demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Apply concepts of medical etymology to interpret terminology related to the structure and function of the body.
  2. Describe the relationships between cells, tissues, organs, and body systems.
  3. Describe the location, structure, and functioning of the major body systems studied
  4. Identify the relationships between body organ systems, homeostasis, and the complementary nature of structure and function.
CNO Entry to Practice Competencies
  Demonstrates knowledge in critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  Uses a theory-based approach
  Demonstrates knowledge in nursing, health and social sciences
  Reviews literature and collaborates with colleagues and other resources in selecting assessment tools or techniques

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.