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    A Brief Overview of Anatomy and Physiology Honors:

    Over this academic school year students will be studying the structure and function of the eleven body systems of the human body.  We will also examine the necessary interactions of these body systems required for the human body to maintain homeostasis.  Students will explore models of the human body and participate in laboratory activities.  We will use scientific methods during our laboratory investigations to make informed decisions using critical thinking and scientific problem solving.  Students will also study the expectations employers have for professional and ethical conduct of healthcare professionals in the work place.

     

    A Brief Overview of Pathophysiology:

    Over this academic school year students will be studying the structural, biochemical, and functional changes in cells, tissue, and organs caused by or related to an underlying disease or abnormal process in the organism.  We will also examine the causes and the structural and functional changes associated with specific disease prcesses like cell stress, inflammation, immune system diseases, infectious disease, neoplasms, and genetic diseases.  We will also explore environmental factors that can affect health and disease.  Students will participate in laboratory activities.  We will use scientific methods during our laboratory investigations to make informed decisions using critical thinking and scientific problem solving.  Students will also study the expectations employers have for professional and ethical conduct of healthcare professionals in the work place.