House Bill 2504 Fall 2013 Course Syllabus BIOL-2402-73 - Anatomy and Physiology II
Fall 2013 Course Syllabus
BIOL-2402-73 - Anatomy and Physiology II
|Instructor||Longlet, Nancy Joann|
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|Course Description||Study of the structure and function of human anatomy, including the neuroendocrine, integumentary, musculoskeletal, digestive, urinary, reproductive, respiratory, and circulatory systems.|
|Course Prerequisites||Basic skills and competency in reading, writing, and math. Successful completion of Bio 2401 with a minimum grade of "C".|
There are 3 items that are REQUIRED for this course: Lecture textbook, Lab workbook, and access code for the lab. Specifically, these items are listed below:
Lecture Textbook: Anatomy & Physiology 6th ed. by Kenneth S. Saladin. McGraw Hill Higher Ed. The ISBN number for the textbook ONLY is 978-007-337-825-9. The LSCPA bookstore has a special bundle which includes all 3 books/items you will need for this course; The textbook by Saladin, Workbook to accompany A&P Revealed v3.0, and the access code for A&P Revealed v3.0.
Lab workbook and Access code: Workbook to accompany A&P Revealed v3.0 by Broyles, McGraw Hill Higher Ed publishing. You will also need the access code to access the A&P Revealed v3.0 website. The ISBN number for the workbook and access code is 007-790-591-1. The ISBN number for the workbook only is 978-007-340367-0. The Access code can be purchased directly from the McGraw Hill website at www.mhhe.com. Students in the ONLINE LAB will NOT need the book “A Visual Analogy Guide to Human Anatomy”.
The LSCPA bookstore has a special bundle which includes all 3 books/items you will need for this course; The textbook by Saladin, Workbook to accompany A&P Revealed v3.0, and the access code for A&P Revealed v3.0.
|Attendance Policy||This is an online class, so you have the freedom to work on the material when it fits your schedule. There is a lot of responsibility that goes with that freedom. You are responsible for making sure that you have mastered all of the scheduled material in time to take the scheduled exam and/or quiz over that material. For each exam and quiz, there is a window of availability which last for a few days. You can take the exam at anytime during this window. Thus, there is NO excuse for missing an exam or quiz. If you fail to complete an exam or quiz, you will be allowed to take it but a significant time penalty will be imposed. Please refer to the Course Policies statement posted on the course website for specific details.|
|Course Grading Scale||90 - 100 = A 80 - 89 = B 70 - 79 = C 60 - 69 = D Below 59 = F|
|Determination of Final Grade||
Lecture Exam Average =(Ex1+Ex2+Ex3+Ex4+Final+((RLB quiz + Practice quiz)/20)/5
Lecture Average = (Lecture exam average*0.88)+(Term Quiz Average*0.12)
Lab Average = (Lab Ex1+Lab Ex2+Lab Ex3+Lab Ex4)4
Course Grade = (Lecture Average*0.75)+(Lab Average*0.25)
NO GRADES WILL BE DROPPED WHEN CALCULATING AVERAGES!!!
|Final Exam Date||December 5, 2013 - 8:00 AM|
The Respondus Lockdown Browser Quiz, Practice Terminology quiz, and the quiz over the Online Orientation document will be available from Monday August 26 at 8am until Friday, August 30th at 11:59pm.
Lecture Exams & Term Quizzes are avaiable during the same times listed for the corresponding lecture exam.
Exam Number Availability Begins Availability Ends
1 Sat., 9/14 @ 12:05am Tues., 9/17 @ 11:59pm
2 Sat., 10/6 @ 12:05am Tues., 10/8 @ 11:59pm
3 Sat., 10/26 @ 12:05am Tues., 10/29 @ 11:59pm
4 Sat., 11/16 @ 12:05am Tues., 11/19 @ 11:59pm
Final Thur., 12/5 @ 12:05am Sat., 12/7 @ 11:59pm
Lab Exam Availability Times
Exam Number Availability Begins Availability Ends
1 Mon., 9/16 @ 12:05am Thur. 9/19 @ 11:59pm
2 Mon., 10/7 @ 12:05am Thur., 10/10 @ 11:59pm
3 Mon., 11/4 @ 12:05am Thur., 11/7 @ 11:59pm
4 Sat., 11/30 @ 12:05am Tues., 12/3 @ 11:59pm
|Calendar of Lecture Topics and Major Assignment Due Dates||
Date Feature Presentation(s)
8/26-8/30 Online orientation, Circulatory functions, Contents of Blood, Hematocrit, Erythrocytes, Erythropoiesis, Iron Metabolism, RBC disorders, Anemia, Leukocytes, WB abnormalities
9/2-9/6 Platelets, hemostasis & blood clotting, ABO blood groups, Rh factor. CH 19 Ciruclatory circuits, Heart anatomy, heart wall, Heart chambers, Heart valves,
9/9 - 9/13 Pathway of blood through the heart, Cardiac conduction system, The EKG, Events of the Cardiac cycle, Ventricular volume, Calculation of Stroke volume & cardiac output, preload & afterload
9/14-9/17 Exam 1 Chapters 18, & 19 - Term Quiz #1 Is also available during these times.
9/16-9/20 Characteristics of arteries, veins, & capillaries, Venous blood flow, Determinants of Blood pressure, Measuring BP, mean arterial pressure, hypertension, Control of BP
9/23-9/27 Capillary filtration & reabsorption, lymph flow, Venous return, Circulatory shock, Hepatic portal system. Begin chapter 21 Lymphatic system components & functions.
9/30 - 10/4 Immune system, Antigen & Antibodies, Non Specific Resistance & Specific Resistance to Disease Defense mechanisms, Immediate Immune Response, Cell mediated Response, Humoral Immune response, Memory Cells, Vaccinations, Antibodies, Immune Disorders.
10/5-10/8 Exam 2 Chs 20 & 21 - TQ #2 Available during this time also
10/7-10/11 Ch. 22 Respiratory functions, Respiratory tract structures, pleural membranes, Boyle’s law, Pressures & mechanics of Ventilation, Pneumothorax, Measurement of Ventilation, Gas Exchange, Oxygen-hemoglobin dissociation curve
10/14-10/18 Respiratory disorders. CH 23 Kidney functions, structure & function of parts of Urinary system, the Nephron, Making Urine, Renal function tests
10/21-10/25 Renal mechanisms to maintain BP, Water balance & homeostasis, Electrolyte balance, Acid/Base balance (ph homeostasis), chemical & physiological buffers, ph imbalances
10/26-10/29 Exam #3 Chapters 22, 23, & 24. - Term Quiz #3 is also available
10/28-11/1 GI tract & Accessory structures, Membranes, Digestive processes, Structure & Fx of GI system structures, Stomach anatomy, Major gastric secretions, Gastric motility & regulation,
11/4-11/8 Small intestine, Large intestine, Liver, Gall bladder, pancreas, Food intake, Carbohydrates, Lipids, Cholesterol, Lipoproteins, Vitamins & Minerals, Carbohydrate Metabolism, Glycolysis
11/11-11/15 Transition step, TCA cycle, Electron Transport Chain, Lipid metabolism, Metabolic rate
11/16-11/19 Exam #4 Chapter 25, 26 - Term Quiz #4 is also available
11/18-11/21 Reproduction, Sex Determination, Testes, Spermatic Ducts,
penis, Puberty, Spermatogenesis, Spermeiogenesis, Semen
11/25-11/29 Female Primary & Secondary sex glands, Sex characteristics, Puberty, Oogenesis, Folliculargenesis, The Female Sexual Cycle – Ovarian Cycle, Uterine/Menstrual Cycle, Pregnancy & Childbirth,
12/2-12/4 Fertilization, Pre-Embryonic Development, Embryonic Development, Fetal Circulation, The neonate
12/5-12/7 Final Exam – Chapters 27, 28, 29 - Term Quiz #5 will also be available
Date Lab # Feature Presentation(s)
8/26-8/30 1 Orientation, Blood
9/2-9/6 2 The Heart
9/9-9/13 3 Srteries, Veins, & Lymph
9/16-9/19 Lab Exam 1 Availability period begins Mon., 9/16 12:05am & ends Thurs 9/19 at 11:59pm
9/23-9/27 4 Begin Respiratory System
9/30-10/4 5 Lymphatics & Urinary Systems
10/7-10/10 Lab Exam 2 Availability period begins Mon., 10/7 12:05 am & ends Thur 10/10 at 11:59pm
10/14-10/18 6 Upper Digestive System
10/21-10/25 7 Lower Digestive System
10/28-11/1 8 Nutrition & Metabolism
11/4-11/7 Lab Exam 3 Availability period begins Mon., 11/4 12:05am & ends Thur 11/7 at 11:59pm
11/11-11/15 9 Male Reproductive System
11/18-11/22 10 Female Reproductive System
11/25/11/29 11 Human Development
11/30-12/3 Lab Exam 4 Availability period begins Sat., 11/30 12:05am & ends Tues 12/3 at 11:59pm
|General Education/Core Curriculum Student Learning Outcomes||
|Program Student Learning Outcomes||
PSLO ALPHA: Reading skills - Demonstrates comprehension of content-area reading material.
Identifies all main ideas, supporting details, and vocabulary in reading material; demonstrates a full understanding of the reading.
PSLO 1: Critical Thinking Skills – Uses creative thinking, innovation, inquiry and analysis, evaluation and synthesis of information.
Creatively identifies problem, argument, or issue (to determine extent of information needed); differentiates the facts from opinions as relates to situation; constructs possible solutions or prediction or consequences; uses logical, sound reasoning to justify conclusion.
PSLO 2: Communication Skills – Demonstrates effective development, interpretation and expression of ideas through written, oral and/or visual communication.
Expresses a strong thesis; organizes information with effective transitions & sequencing of ideas; uses substantial, logical & specific development of ideas; details are relevant, original, credible and correctly documented when appropriate to show an effective development and interpretation of ideas; and presents ideas in appropriate mode of expression for the task.
PSLO3: Empirical and Quantitative Skills – Applies the manipulation and/or analysis of numerical data or observable facts resulting in informed conclusions.
Identifies mathematical or scientific principles needed to complete task; uses mathematical or scientific principles needed to complete task; analyzes how to use the principles; and applies problem-solving skills in mathematical or scientific principles needed to complete task with correct informed conclusions.
PSLO 4: Teamwork Skills- Shows the ability to consider different points of view and to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal.
Helps the team move forward by discussing merits of alternative ideas; Treats team members respectfully; uses positive facial, vocal or written tone, or language to convey a positive attitude; Motivates teammates by expressing confidence about the importance of the task; Provides assistance/encouragement to team members; Completes all assigned tasks by deadline; Addresses conflict constructively; or helps the group avoid conflict completely.
|Course Student Learning Outcomes||
1. Demonstrate an understanding of blood composition, blood functions, blood disorders, heart anatomy, cardiac conduction system, determinants of cardiac output, and the events of the cardiac cycle. (PSLOs 1, 2, 3) Measured by embedded test questions.
2. Demonstrates an understanding of the structure of the circulatory system, mechanics of blood flow, blood pressure regulation, capillary filtration & exchange, components & functions of the lymphatic system, immune system responses, antibody production, and immune system disorders. (PSLOs alpha, 1, 2, 3) Measured by embedded test questions, and pre-post test questions.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the anatomy of the pulmonary & renal systems, mechanics of ventilation, pulmonary volumes, gas exchange, respiratory disorders, glomerular filtration, urine formation & composition, regulation of water & electrolyte balance, aced/base balance, and functions of chemical & physiological buffering systems. (PSLOs alpha, 1, 2, 3) Measured by embedded test questions, and pre-post test questions.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of the physical & chemical digestive processes occurring in the mouth, stomach & intestines, structure of the components of the GI system, GI motility, gastric regulation, functions of the salivary glands, liver, gall bladder, & pancreas, energy balance, nutrient intake, and the major metabolic pathways. (PSLOs alpha, 1, 2, 3) Measured by embedded test questions, and pre-post test questions.
5.Demonstrate an understanding of the primary & secondary male & female reproductive structures, sperm formation, male & female puberty, oogenesis, ovarian cycle, menstrual cycle, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, fertilization, human development, embryonic & fetal nutrition, and fetal circulation. (PSLOs alpha, 1, 2, 3) Measured by embedded test questions, and pre-post test questions.
6. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with fellow students to complete/cover assigned material. (PSLO 4) Measured by DB posting of information helpful to taking an online course.
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Some material in this course may be copyrighted. They may be used only for instructional purposes this semester,
by students enrolled in this course. These materials are being used fairly and legally.
No one may distribute or share these copyrighted materials in any medium or format with anyone outside this class,
including publishing essays with copyrighted material, uploading copyrighted material to Facebook or YouTube, or
painting or performing copyrighted material for public display.
Copyright violation is not the same thing as plagiarism. Plagiarism is intellectual dishonesty. Offenses of plagiarism result in lower grades or failing scores, and professors and the college strictly enforce plagiarism rules. There is never any acceptable use of plagiarism. Copyright violation is a legal offense, punishable by large fines and penalties.
Copyrighted material can be used if permission from the material’s creator is obtained, or if its use meets the standards of fair use in an educational setting. For example, a student can quote a line from Shakespeare’s Hamlet in a report without violating copyright but still be guilty of plagiarism if the quotation is not properly documented.
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