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Introduction to the Human Skeletal System Free Course

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  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • The human skeleton is an amazing and complex structure and is involved in vital functions such as supporting the bodily organs, providing points of attachment for the musculature system to allow movement, maintaining body shape, and protecting vital organs such as the brain and spinal cord. In this free online human anatomy course you will learn about the structure, development and function of bones within the human skeletal system. It outlines how bones develop from the fetal through to the adult stages of life. You will be introduced to the bones of the axial skeleton formed by the vertebral column, rib cage and skull. You will also learn about the appendicular skeleton formed by the pectoral girdle, the pelvic girdle and the upper and lower limbs. This free online human anatomy course will be of great interest to all healthcare professionals who would like to learn more about the human skeletal system and its biological functions, and to all learners who would like to learn more about the vital role it plays in maintaining human health.

  • Learning outcomes:
    - Describe the structure of the human axial and appendicular skeleton;
    - Explain the functions of the human axial and appendicular skeleton;

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

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    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 5 )
  • INTRODUCTION TO THE HUMAN SKELETAL SYSTEM
  • Module 1: Introduction to the Human Skeletal System
    • Introduction to the Human Skeletal System - Objectives
    • Introduction to the Human Skeletal System
    • Tissues and Tissue Processes of Skeletal Elements
    • Introduction to the Human Skeletal System - Summary
  • Module 2: Human Skeletal System - Bones
    • Bones - Objectives
    • Structure of a Typical Long Bone
    • The Periosteum and the NAVL
    • The Origin and Development of a Typical Long Bone
    • The Structure and Development of a Typical Flat Bone
    • Bones of the Cranium and the Sesamoid Bones
    • Bones - Summary
  • Module 3: Human Skeletal System - Joints
    • Joints - Objectives
    • Introduction to Joints
    • A Typical Synovial Joint
    • Types of Synovial Joint
    • Joints - Summary
  • Module 4: The Human Skeleton
    • Introduction to the Human Skeleton - Part 1
    • Introduction to the Human Skeleton - Part 2
    • The Axial and Appendicular Skeleton
    • The Skull and Rib Cage
    • The Vertebral Column
    • The Appendicular Skeleton
    • Introduction to the Human Skeleton - Summary
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 5: The Human Skeletal System Assessment
    • Introduction to the Human Skeleton Assessment
  • INTRODUCTION TO THE HUMAN SKELETAL SYSTEM - GLOSSA...
  • Introduction to the Human Skeletal System - Glossary
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 3: Human Skeletal System - Joints
In this module learn about the structure and function of joints.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 5: The Human Skeletal System Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    3-4 Hours

  • Publisher

    AMEDD Center and School

  • Video

    No

  • Audio

    No

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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