EMS Care Chapter 05 | Anatomy And Physiology

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EMS Care Chapter 05 | Anatomy And Physiology

EMS Care Chapter 17 | Anatomy And Physiology start with an introduction to the topic and has presentations that cover the anatomy and physiology of the human body.  We subsequently explore  in-depth the following lessons:

  1. Musculoskeletal System.
  2. Respiratory and Circulatory Systems.
  3. Nervous, Integumentary, and Digestive Systems.
  4. Endocrinal, Urinary, and Genital Systems.
  5. Life Support Chain.

Core Concepts covered :

  • Anatomy and Body Functions.
  • Standard Anatomic Terms.
  • Body Systems.
  • Life Support Chain – Fundamental Elements and Issues Impacting them.

Important Notes

  • If you only want to take the online course for CME credit, you can pay here.  The fee for online-only does NOT include a skills session nor (re)certification.  You will receive a certificate for CME credit after successful completion of the course.
  •  If you sign up for one of those courses, you will be automatically enrolled in this course. Click here for scheduled courses.
  • To get credit for this course, you must watch all the lessons in their entirety, the course review, and pass the quiz at the end with a score of 75% or better.

An Excerpt from the course on Anatomy And Physiology

The lymphatic system supports the circulatory and immune systems. While this system is responsible for the production of a substance called lymph, which is a thin and straw-colored fluid that carries nutrients and oxygen to cells and takes waste products away from them. It also helps the body to get rid of toxins and other harmful materials.

It consists of lymph, lymphatic vessels to carry them, and the lymphatic organs that include lymph nodes, tonsils, spleen, and thymus.

Lymph nodes are small bean-shaped structures that are usually less than 2.5 cm in length. They are widely distributed throughout the body along the lymphatic pathways where they filter the lymph before it is returned to the blood.

Tonsils are clusters of lymphatic tissue just under the mucous membranes that line the nose, mouth, and throat. They protect harmful substances and pathogens that may enter the body through the nose or mouth.

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Course Content

EMS Care Chapter 05 | Anatomy And Physiology

  • Lesson 0 – Chapter Introduction
  • Lesson 1 – Musculoskeletal System
  • Lesson 2 – Respiratory and Circulatory Systems
  • Lesson 3 – Nervous, Integumentary, and Digestive Systems
  • Lesson 4 – Lymphatic, Endocrinal, Urinary, and Genital Systems
  • Lesson 5 – Life Support Chain
  • Lesson 6 – Chapter Review
  • EMS Care Chapter 05 | Anatomy And Physiology | QUIZ

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