College of Unani Tibb and Alternative Medicine
Anatomy & Physiology – MODULE ONE
Learning outcomes for this module
On completion of this module you will be able to:
- Explain the structure of cells and how different tissue makes up the body systems.
- Describe and explain the functions of the digestive system.
- Identify the parts of the digestive system – mouth, teeth, tongue, oesophagus, stomach, small and large intestine, digestive juices.
- Discuss the ancillary organs of the digestive system – the gall bladder, liver, pancreas and its secretions.
- Understand the different types of enzymes used and created by the body.
- Explain the structure of the urinary system
Reading list and Bibliography
We acknowledge the following publications for illustrations used throughout the course notes:
- Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology – In Health and Illness
- Anatomica – The Complete Home Medical Reference
- Memmler & Wood – Structure & Function of the Human Body
- Black’s – Medical Dictionary
- Kasner & Tindall Baillières – Nurses Dictionary
We recommend you refer to the course notes in conjunction with at least:
- A & P reference book such as ‘Structure and Function of the Body’ by Thibodeau & Patton
- Black’s Medical Dictionary
You will also find the internet a valuable source of information for Anatomy & Physiology as well as Pathology. There are many books on the market; look around and find those that you feel comfortable with. Don’t get books that are too technical or you will become swamped with information.