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A&P Prep Course

Definition & Purpose

A thorough introductory course on human form and function.
This course presents a large, complex body of scientific knowledge in an easily
understood, conversational writing style. Focusing on concepts rather than
descriptions, the text uses a “big picture” theme of body function and also
explains the body’s homeostatic regulation. For the first time, every new
textbook includes a downloadable e-book, which is a fully searchable, electronic
version of the text plus learning resources from Anatomy & Physiology Online
– with animations by body system, images, an electronic coloring book,
interactive exercises, and more.

Course Objective

Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to recognize and use terminology, general principles associated with the structure and function(s) of human body systems. Student will able to apply normal and clinical concepts of human anatomy and physiology. Recognize,identify, and state the major function(s) of human organs based on text and lecture information.

Course Description:

Verve College’s A&P Prep Course in Oak Brook and Chicago is 160 clock hours/10 weeks duration of nursing program which educates students about the normal and clinical concepts of human anatomy and physiology. The program enables nursing students to identify and state the main functions of human organs based on the lecture and text information. Students can download an ebook to join the A&P class, which is quite interactive as well as effective. Also, the A&P program deploys unique tactics to deliver the best learning to students while using state-of-the-art classrooms, labs and other resources. With the interactive anatomy and physiology classes of Verve College, students can gain in-depth knowledge about Support and Movement, Respiration, Nutrition, and Excretion, Transportation and Defense, Communication and Control etc.

Course Outline

The Body as a Whole

DNA sample for Anatomy & Physiology

  • Organization of the Body
  • The Chemical Basis of Life
  • Anatomy of Cells
  • Physiology of Cells
  • Tissues

Support and Movement

  • Skin and its Appendages
  • Skeletal Tissues
  • Skeletal System
  • Articulations
  • Anatomy of the Muscular System
  • Physiology of the Muscular System

Communication, Control, and Integration
Neuron for Anatomy and Physiology class

  • Nervous System Cells
  • Central Nervous System
  • Peripheral Nervous System
  • Sense Organs
  • Endocrine System

Transportation and Defense

  • Blood
  • Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System
  • Physiology of the Cardiovascular System
  • Lymphatic System
  • Immune System
  • Stress

Respiration, Nutrition, and Excretion
Digestive system for A & P

  • Anatomy of the Respiratory System
  • Physiology of the Respiratory System
  • Anatomy of the Digestive System
  • Physiology of the Digestive System
  • Nutrition and Metabolism
  • The Urinary System
  • Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
  • Acid-Base Balance

Reproduction and Development
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  • Male Reproductive System
  • Female Reproductive System
  • Growth and Development
  • Genetics and Heredity Mini-Atlas of Human Anatomy Appendixes (Available on companion website.)

(Clock Hours) (10 Weeks Approx.)

Prerequisites

High school diploma/GED or a minimum of 6-8 credit hours from an accredited U.S. College or University and Illinois State Certified Nurse Assistant.

A&P Admission Requirement

Prerequisites

  • Photo ID
  • Social Security Card
  • High school diploma/GED or a minimum of 6-8 credit hours from an accredited U.S. College or University

Class Schedule


2019 A&P Prep Course CLASS SCHEDULE

Oak Brook Anatomy & Physiology
Evening Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
01/28/19–04/04/19 Monday–Thursday 5PM–9PM
Weekend Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
03/09/19–06/01/19 Saturday–Sunday 8:30am–4:30pm
Day Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
05/13/19–07/23/19 Monday–Thursday 9am–2pm
Evening Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
06/17/19–08/26/19 Monday–Thursday 5pm–9pm
Weekend Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
08/24/19–11/03/19 Saturday–Sunday 8:30am–4:30pm
Day Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
10/14/19–01/09/20 Monday–Thursday 10am–2pm

2020 A&P Prep Course CLASS SCHEDULE

Oak Brook Anatomy & Physiology
Day Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
01/06/20–03/09/20 Monday–Thursday 10AM–2PM
Evening Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
02/17/20–05/4/20 Monday–Thursday 5PM–9PM
Weekend Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
05/9/20–07/18/20 Saturday–Sunday 8:30AM–4:30PM
Evening Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
06/15/20–08/27/20 Monday–Thursday 5PM–9PM
Weekend Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
08/22/20-11/01/20 Saturday–Sunday 8:30AM–4:30PM
Day Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
09/21/20–11/30/20 Monday–Thursday 10AM–2PM

Chicago Anatomy & Physiology
Day Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
01/21/19–03/28/19 Monday–Thursday 10am–2pm
Evening Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
02/18/19–05/02/19 Monday–Thursday 5pm–9pm
Evening Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
05/06/19–07/16/19 Monday–Thursday 5pm–9pm
Day Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
08/12/19–10/21/19 Monday–Thursday 10am-2pm
Evening Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
11/18/19–02/05/20 Monday–Thursday 5pm–9pm

Chicago Anatomy & Physiology
Evening Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
01/13/20–03/19/20 Monday–Thursday 5PM–9PM
Day Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
02/17/20–04/30/20 Monday–Thursday 10AM–2PM
Evening Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
05/18/20–07/27/20 Monday–Thursday 5PM–9PM
Day Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
08/10/20–10/19/20 Monday–Thursday 10AM–2PM
Evening Class
Start/End Days Hrs *End dates are tentative and are subject to change
11/16/20–02/2/21 Monday–Thursday 5PM–9PM

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REQUEST FOR INFO

Chicago: (312) 920-8822
Oak Brook:(630) 705-9999


Course Tuition: $1795.00
Registration fee: $100.00 (Non-refundable)

Hours: 160 CLOCK HOURS/10 WEEKS APPROX.