2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Feb 27, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FIRE 2231 - Anatomy and Physiology for Paramedicine II

Prerequisites: FIRE 4502, FIRE 2230 or BIOL 2230. This course is the second of two which will provide an introduction to the structure and function of the human body. The course presents all human systems: respiratory, cardiac, skeletal, muscular, digestive, sensory, nervous, reproductive, excretory, integumentary, immune, and endocrine. The cell, fluids and electrolytes and acid/base balancing will be an integral foundation of this module. Pathosphysiology as related to Emergency Medical Services will be referenced for each system but not discussed in detail. There will be on-line preparation for the anatomy lab sessions. Video tapes and human cadaver lab will be utilized. Open only to paramedic majors. This course may be taught through a special agreement with the Yale New Haven Sponsor Hospital Program. 4 credits