Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology: An Orientation

essentials concepts you need to know to begin your trip in the college of medicine.
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  • Lectures 7
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

This course will cover a group of concepts that prepare the students for the material they will take in the medical college. Those concepts include:

1- Overview of anatomy and physiology, levels of structural organization (1st lecture)

2- Maintaining life (2nd lecture)

3- Homeostasis (3rd lecture)

4- The language of anatomy (4th lecture).

you will learn those concepts by watching videos which include a lot of media to enhance your understanding, and taking quiz to test what you learned after each lecture.

In the medical field, there are a lot of stuff that need memorizing, but in this course, i tried as possible i can to make you understand not memorize.

This course should take about 1 hour to finish. so, you can learn (any student, or premedical student) or review (medical student) the basic concepts quickly and thoroughly.

What are the requirements?

  • this course do not require any previous knowledge about human body or medicine. we will cover all essentials you need to know

What am I going to get from this course?

  • have overview of anatomy and physiology, what does each science study and the relationship between them
  • to know what is the homeostasis, its importance, and its major components
  • to understand the directional terms used in the anatomical classes
  • to know what is the body planes and sections
  • to locate the major body cavities and the organs they houses.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is designed for the student who want to enroll the college of medicine.
  • to the medical student who want to review the basics preparing for exam

What you get with this course?

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Section 1: Start Here

in this lecture, I will introduce some important point about the course, and starting with the overview of anatomy and physiology, then, i will talk about the levels of structural organization.

8 questions

This quiz will test what you learned in the first lecture, which include: the anatomy and physiology definitions, the relationship between anatomy and physiology, and the levels of structural organization.

Section 2: Maintaining Life

In this lecture, we will answer the simple question: what does the human being do to maintain his life.

4 questions

This quiz will test what you learned in the Necessary Life Functions lecture.


the second part of this lecture, introduce the survival needs for body.

Section 3: Homeostasis

In this lecture, we will learn very important concept, which is the homeostasis, what is its importance, its components and how does the homeostasis mechanism work

Section 4: Language of anatomy

in this lecture, i will teach you the anatomical position, and the directional terms.


In this lecture, i will teach you the body planes and sections and the body cavities.

Section 5: important note

this note gives you some important points about this course and other courses that follow it.

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Instructor Biography

Anas Idris, medical instructor at Udemy

I am, Anas Idris, a medical student at Alfaisal University, which is the one of the best universities in medicine in the middle east. I'm very passionate to teach what I learned during my academic career. I want through my medical courses to simplify the medical concepts as possible as i can, and my goal is to make the student understand the concept not to memorize it.

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