Anatomy & Physiology

QQI Level 5 (course code: 5N0749)

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This course is designed for:

  • Carers working in a healthcare or home setting
  • Those planning a career ina  healthcare setting who require a formal qualification
  • Pre- Nursing Students

General Aims:

  • Acquire knowledge of the structure and function of the human body
  • Recognise the human body as an entity
  • Understand the interrelationship between the systems of the body
Overview:

  • Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology
  • The Skeletal and Muscular System
  • The Circulatory and Lymphatic System
  • The Digestive System
  • The Respiratory System
  • The Nervous and Endocrine Systems
  • The Reproductive System
  • The Urinary System
  • The Skin
Assessment:

The assessement for this course will be split between a theory based examination and two assignments which will require students  to demonstrate their understanding and application of knowledge acquired during the course.

Duration:

The course will be delivered over 5 days, students are also required to carry out work experience in order to successfully complete the course and satisfy the assessment requirement. 

Cost: 

€250 

Certification:

Having successfully completed this course, students will be awarded the QQI level 5 component certificate in Anatomy and Physiology 5N0749.

Related/Additional Training:

Students will have achieved one of 8 modules that lead to a QQI level 5 Major Award in Healthcare Support 5M4339 and Nursing Studies 5M4325.  Anatomy and Physiology is an optional module for Healthcare Support 5M4339 and is a compulsory module for Nursing Studies 5M4325.