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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York Institute of Massage, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Anatomy and Physiology

153 hours (12 weeks).
New York Institute of Massage, 4701 Transit Road, Williamsville, New York.

August 1999 - June 2016.*

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe the development of bone structure; describe anatomical structures using correct terminology; name and locate anatomical landmarks (Anatomy) and locate and identify the tissues and organs of the major body systems and describe their functions; discuss normal anatomical and physiological relationships among all the major body systems (Physiology).


Major topics include: Anatomy: skeletal terminology; axial skeleton; vertebral column thorax; pelvic girdle; upper and lower extremities; appendicular skeleton and joints; arterial and venous portions of circulation. Physiology: integumentary/skeletal, endocrine, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. NOTE: Laboratory work is not included.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/ associate degree category, 6 semester hours in Biology, Health Science, or related disciplines (6/99) (5/01) (6/06 revalidation) (6/11 revalidation). NOTE: Credit is not recommended as a laboratory science course. *NOTE: The credit recommendation for this course dates back to an earlier curriculum. Please refer to other sections for further information.