Basics of Anatomy and Physiology (VO)


Course lecturer:

Dr. med. univ.

 Petra Hollmann
Course numberB3.00000.70.110
Course codeAna/Phy
Semester of degree program Semester 1
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits4,0
Language of instruction German

According to European Union Standards for Nursing and Midwifery (Vgl. FH-Heb-AV StF: BGBl. II Nr. 1/2006 (Version 2016)) midwifery students shall get access to adequate knowledge of the sciences on which the activities of midwives are based, particularly obstetrics and gynaecology; as well as detailed knowledge of biological functions, anatomy and physiology in the field of obstetrics and of the newly born, and also a knowledge of the relationship between the state of health and the physical and social environment of the human being, and of his behaviour;

This class focuses on the human anatomy and physiology . Students shall gain knowledge of physiological processes and the structure of the human organism for assessment of body functions.

Structure and function of the musculoskeletal system, structure and function of the respiratory system, heart and circulatory system, structure and function of the blood and lymphatic system and function of the digestive system, structure and function of the urogenital organs, structure and function of the nervous system, structure and function of the skin and sensory organs and structure and function of the endocrine system

Drenckhahn, Detlev & Waschke, Jens (2008). Taschenbuch Anatomie. München: Urban & Fischer.
Huch, Renate, Jürgens, Klaus Dieter, Hasel, Hubert (2015). Mensch Körper Krankheit: Anatomie, Physiologie, Krankheitsbilder ; Lehrbuch und Atlas für die Berufe im Gesundheitswesen München: Urban & Fischer.
Faller, Adolf & Schünke, Michael (2012). Der Körper des Menschen. Einführung in Bau und Funktion (16. Auflage). Stuttgart: Thieme.
Silbernagl, Stefan & Despopoulos, Agamemnon (2012). Taschenatlas Physiologie (8. Auflage). Stuttgart: Thieme.

Lecture (VO) (compulsory)