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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

EdTech Institute, LLC (formerly The Sage Group, LLC) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology (272)*

45 hours (7 weeks).
Various approved locations throughout the United States.

September 2010 - September 2015.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Through a series of interactive lectures, demonstrations, and laboratory application exercises, students will be able to: identify the parts and functions of a cell and explain the significance and process of protein synthesis; discuss the four tissues types, their characteristics, and functions; refer to the human body in anatomical position and use anatomical directions correctly in describing the human body; explain fundamental structure of all major organ systems and identify diseases common to each system by their signs and symptoms.


The course is designed to provide participants with an introduction to anatomy and physiology required for careers in medical billing and coding. Topics include: the cell, organ systems including integument, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive. Introduction to Medical Billing and Coding and Introduction to Medical Terminology are requirements for this course.

Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Medical Coding (9/10). *NOTE: Course numbers on transcripts may reflect different prefixes depending upon where a course is offered.