Understanding Body Systems
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about the body systems, what the primary organs are and the main functions of those organs.

Course Publication Date: November 01, 2018

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Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:USB101718
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues

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Learning Objectives
  • Name the primary organs of the digestive system.
  • Describe the primary and secondary glands of the endocrine system and their main functions.
  • Discuss the functions of the organs of the respiratory system.
  • State two types of muscle tissue.
  • Discuss the cardiovascular system.
  • Describe the tissues of the nervous system.
  • State the functions of the arteries, veins, and capillaries.
  • State the function of the urinary system.
  • Name the four blood types.
  • Describe the skeletal system and various types of body movement.
  • Describe the integumentary system and its accessory structures.


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