Anatomy and Physiology for Healthcare

This academically rigorous course builds upon concepts learned in biology and focuses specifically on human anatomy and physiology and is intended for students interested in any career within the healthcare industry. Through lecture, labs, dissections, and other activities, students will learn how the structures of the human body (anatomy) function and maintain homeostasis of the organism (physiology), as well as the pathophysiology of common diseases and injuries.  The course utilizes the Anatomy in Clay curriculum and provides students an opportunity to participate in a cadaver lab.  Students will also learn Hands Only CPR, First Aid, and Universal Precautions with Personal Protective Equipment.  All twelve human body systems will be covered, as well as the different types of tissue and cell chemistry.


Course Subject
Course Number
CTE 9517
Grade Level
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
Explorations of Healthcare CTE 9515 and Medical Terminology CTE 9516
Course Fee
$10.00 HOSA Membership