This course introduces human anatomy and physiology and includes concepts related to basic
chemistry; fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance; functions of cells, tissues, organs, and systems;
pathophysiology; and associated medical terminology. Emphasis is placed on applying content to signs,
symptoms, and treatments; and situations commonly seen by paramedics. Upon course completion, students
should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the structure and function of the human body.