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Allied Health

AHS 131

Orientation to the Musculoskeletal System
2 Credits

Interactive orientation to palpation and knowledge of the structure and basic physiology of the musculoskeletal system. Students will be working with anatomical skeletons, lab partners, drawings, observation, and lectures. Students will develop a working familiarity of bones and bony landmarks, muscle origins, insertions and actions, and joint dynamics. This course will include one hour of lecture and two hours of hands-on supervised laboratory experience a week.

Skills prerequisites: ENG 020 and ENG 060