Anatomy and Physiology

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Anatomy and Physiology: The Digestive System

Product code: 78717S        

Overview:

The digestive system is the next body system in Medcom's Anatomy and Physiology series. This series is a quick-paced and engaging basic introduction to anatomy and physiology appropriate for students in high school, junior college, vocational schools and for nursing assistants.

This program describes the following processes of the digestive system and their corresponding components:

  • Ingestion
  • Mechanical Processing
  • Secretion
  • Digestion
  • Absorption
  • Excretion
  • Lymph Vessels

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Anatomy and Physiology: The Nervous System

Product code: 78718R        

Overview:

This program provides a basic introduction to the components of the nervous system appropriate for high-school students, junior college and vocational schools.

This includes descriptions of:

  • Neurons and neuroglia
  • The components of the central nervous system
  • The components of the peripheral nervous system
  • Brain and spinal cord function
  • Somatic and autonomic nervous system functions
  • The sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions of the autonomic nervous system

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Anatomy and Physiology: The Integumentary System

Product code: 78724R        

Overview:

This program provides basic information on the skin and other components and functions of the integumentary system. This includes descriptions of: The layers of the skin, hair, nails and teeth.

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Anatomy and Physiology: The Circulatory System

Product code: 78715R        

Overview:

The cardiovascular system is the first body system described in Medcom's Anatomy and Physiology series. This series is a quick-paced and engaging basic introduction to anatomy and physiology appropriate for students in high school, junior college, vocational schools and for nursing assistants.

Objectives:

This program describes the following components of the cardiovascular system:
  • The heart
  • The cardiac conduction system
  • Blood vessels
  • Blood
  • Lymph vessels

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Anatomy and Physiology: The Endocrine System

Product code: 78723R        

Overview:This program provides a basic introduction to the components of the endocrine system appropriate for high-school students, junior college and vocational schools. This includes descriptions of:

  • Hormone function
  • Negative feedback loops
  • Specific gland function including the following glands: Hypothalamus, Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroids, Adrenals and Pineal
  • Specific hormones, including: calcitonin, corticosteroids, estrogen, growth hormone, parathyroid hormone, prolactin, testosterone, thyrotropin, thyroxine and triiodothyronine

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Anatomy and Physiology: The Muscular System

Product code: 78719R        

Overview:

This program provides information on the three types of muscles, their functions and how they work.

The program describes:

  • skeletal muscles, smooth muscles and cardiac muscles
  • muscle fiber contraction
  • flexion and extension
  • tendons

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Anatomy and Physiology: The Reproductive System

Product code: 78720R        

Overview:

This program provides a basic introduction to the organs and functions of the reproductive system.

This includes descriptions of:

  • genes and chromosomes
  • organs and functions of the male reproductive system
  • organs and structures of the female reproductive system
  • fertilization, conception and pregnancy

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Anatomy and Physiology: The Respiratory System

Product code: 78716R        

Overview:

This program provides a quick-paced, basic introduction to the components of the respiratory system.

This program describes:

  • the organs of the respiratory system
  • the process of gas exchange
  • inspiration, expiration and the mechanics of breathing
  • the sense of smell
  • the voice box and speech.

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Anatomy and Physiology: The Skeletal System

Product code: 78721R        

Overview:

This program provides a basic introduction to the components of the skeletal system appropriate for high-school students, junior college and vocational schools. The following components of the skeletal system are described: The axial skeleton; the appendicular skeleton; microscopic and macroscopic anatomy of bone; bone development, growth and remodeling; types and functions of joints.

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Anatomy and Physiology: The Urinary System

Product code: 78722R        

Overview:

This program provides a quick-paced, basic introduction to the components of the urinary system. This includes descriptions of the following organs and functions: The kidneys, the ureters, the bladder, the urethra, the filtration process and urine formation.

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I Am Joe's Heart

Product code: 77501        


Overview:
Discover the factors leading to a heart attack, and learn the life-saving procedures used in an intensive care unit. Approved by the American Heart Association.

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I Am Joe's Kidney

Product code: 77507        


Overview:
See the construction of the kidney, and the potential medical complications. Endorsed by the National Kidney Foundation.

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I Am Joe's Liver

Product code: 77508        


Overview:
Explains how the liver functions as a filter mechanism. Endorsed by the American Liver Foundation

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I Am Joe's Lung

Product code: 77504        


Overview:
Illustrates the lung's delicate construction, the complex functions of filtering the air we breath and cleansing of the blood. Approved by the American Lung Association.

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I Am Joe's Skin

Product code: 77509        


Overview:
Common skin problems are revealed, along with the basics of proper skin care. Endorsed by the American Academy of Dermatology

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I Am Joe's Spine

Product code: 77502        

Overview:

This program describes how the spine is constructed and how it responds to daily activities.. This program is also approved by the Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

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I Am Joe's Stomach

Product code: 77503        


Overview:
Describes in detail the intricate mechanisms of the digestive system. Approved by the American Gastroenterological Association.

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