BMT-61116 Human Anatomy and Physiology, 5 cr


The course is implemented as a distance learning course without lectures. The text required for the final exam is given at the beginning of the course.
The course BMT-61106 is alternative with course BMT-61100.


Juha Nousiainen


Toteutuskerta Periodi Vastuuhenkilö Suoritusvaatimukset
BMT-61116 2019-01 1 - 5 Juha Nousiainen
Passed assignments, and final exam or mid-term exams.


On completion this course, the student can - use the basic vocabulary of appropriate terminology related the anatomy and physiology for communication, - describe the basics of the structure and physiology of the eukaryote cells, - describe the cross anatomy of the human body, - describe the essential functional anatomy of the human organ systems, - explain functioning and integration of the physiological organ systems, - recognize and explain the principle of homeostasis and the use of feedback loops to control physiological systems in the human body, and - tell the basic medical imaging and physiological measurements for studying the structure and function of the human body.


Sisältö Ydinsisältö Täydentävä tietämys Erityistietämys
1. Orientation to human body and human anatomy and physiology: Basic concepts of physiology. Principles of homeostasis and feedback control loops. Cross anatomy of the body. Basic of cells and tissues.  Biochemical basis of physiology.   
2. Physiological organ systems: functional anatomy and physiological function. Regulation of vital body functions. Integration of body systems.  Case studies. Clinical diagnostic methods. Application of physics and engineering models.   

Ohjeita opiskelijalle osaamisen tasojen saavuttamiseksi

Grades 1-2: Learning outcomes have been achieved sufficiently. Sufficient command in core content of the course. Grades 3-4: Learning outcomes have been achieved. Good command in core content and complementary knowledge of the course. Grade 5: Some of the learning outcomes have been exceeded qualitatively. Deep command in the whole content of the course.


Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)


Completion parts must belong to the same implementation


Tyyppi Nimi Tekijä ISBN URL Lisätiedot Tenttimateriaali
Other online content           Given in the Moodle website.   Yes   
Online book   Anatomy and Physiology   OpenStax         Yes   


Opintojakso P/S Selite
BMT-51016 Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology Advisable    

Tietoa esitietovaatimuksista
Basic knowledge on chemistry and cell biology is recommended.


Opintojakso Vastaa opintojaksoa  Selite 
BMT-61116 Human Anatomy and Physiology, 5 cr BMT-61106 Human Anatomy and Physiology, 4 cr  

Päivittäjä: Kunnari Jaana, 05.03.2019