Anatomy and Physiology (5N0749)

Anatomy and Physiology (5N0749) QQI Level 5

This course is suitable for people working in healthcare support, community care, beauty therapy, or in nursing. It will help you to understand the structure and function of the human body and the interrelationship between its systems.


Course Content:

  • Differences between Anatomy and Physiology
  • Structure and function of a typical animal cell and its organelles
  • Tissue groups; epithelial, connective, muscle and nervous tissue, identifying the different tissues within each classification
  • Benign and malignant tumours
  • Composition of bone, including the functions of the skeleton, the main bones of the appendicular and axial skeleton and the structure of a typical long bone
  • Major categories and functions of joints, differentiating between the four types of synovial joints
  • Main muscles of the body, differentiating between the three types of muscle and the interconnections between the skeletal and muscular systems in body movement


Tutor: Margaret O'Connor 

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Spring term, 12 x Monday nights & two Saturdays

Assessment: Assignment 40%, Exam 60%

Accreditation: QQI: Anatomy and Physiology (5N0749) Level 5 

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