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Anatomy & Physiology Course (QQI Level 5) - Online

-Created 21-05-2021

Healthcare / Medical / Nursing

location Online

Course Title:   Anatomy & Physiology Course (QQI Level 5) - Online
Course Category:   Healthcare / Medical / Nursing
Duration:   8 Weeks
Entry Requirements
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites:

- Leaving certificate, Level 4 certificate or equivalent in a relevant subject area (Sports, Healthcare, Childcare) and/or relevant practical experience (3 years minimum) – Please ask about our requirements surrounding Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for entry.

- Mature students (over 23 years) may be exempt from the above prerequisites.

- English Language Requirement: Students entering programmes leading to awards at Level 5 are expected to be able to: be proficient at reading, drafting, preparing and understanding information across a broad range of topics, including quantitative information.

- Learners undertaking this programme must have basic IT skills and access to the necessary equipment to enable them to undertake an online programme: computer, broadband, email, Microsoft, recording equipment necessary for some skills demonstration tasks, and where applicable any other specialised software/equipment.

- As this programme is delivered through distance learning or eLearning, students must be capable of studying on their own initiative.
Course Content
Topics covered include:

- Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology
- The Skeletal System and Muscular System
- The Circulatory System and Lymphatic System
- The Digestive System, Nutrition and Metabolism
- The Respiratory System
- The Brain and Nervous System
- The Endocrine System
- The Reproductive System
- The Urinary System.
The purpose of this QQI validated Anatomy & Physiology award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to understand the structure and function of the human body.

On successful completion of the module the learner will have the skills to understand the interrelationships between systems of the body and recognise the human body as an entity.
Awarding Body
Awarding Body:   QQI
Start Date
Start Date:   All Year Round
Course provider information
Contact person:   The Open College
Course Email:
Contact:   +353 1 2061828
Institute:   The Open College
Location:   Online

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