ITEC QCF Certificate in Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology (formerly Diploma)

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Course Goals:

The course provides a solid foundation of knowledge for practitioners of Complementary Medicine, as well as covering some of the most common diseases of the major body systems.

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Course Description:

Anatomy and Physiology are fundamental to all Therapies.

This course provides a solid foundation for practitioners of Complementary Medicine, as well as covering some of the more common diseases of the major body systems.

The study of the structure (anatomy) of the human body and the functions (physiology) of its various parts is vital for understanding the changes that can take place when disease disrupts the normal processes.

Home Assignments and Individual Projects are an integral part of the Course.


Course Structure:

The course is run over eight full weekends to give you time to practice and study between sessions. The first two weekends are closer together so that you can learn enough practical routine to go away and start practising. The remaining weekends are approximately every 5 weekends as we find that this is the gap that works best for most people.

Class sizes are limited to ensure that each student received the individual attention they reuire to help them learn and succeed.

On Completion:

  • ITEC Certificate in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology (formerly Diploma)
  • Richdales Diploma in Anatomy Physiology & Pathology

Who the course is for:

  • People who want to build a career in Complementary Medicine.

Course Prerequisites:

  • There are no academic prerequisites for enrolling on the ITEC Certificate in Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology.
  • You must have fluency in written and spoken English and be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • The one vital element all our students must possess is the commitment necessary to complete the course.

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Your Tutors:

Dror Steiner BSc (Hons) OSTEO MED MCGP MBNA

Dror’s interest in the science led him to qualify as an osteopath after having studied various aspects of Massage and Bodywork in the USA and UK. He is also qualifed in Shaitsu, Swedish Massage, Sports Massage and Remedial Massage and has a busy practice in North London. Dror has an interst in teaching clinical sciences

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David’s background is Biomedical Science and the Teaching Profession. He was an Examiner for A-level Biology and used to teach Biological Sciences upto undergraduate degree level. David then discovered Complementary Medicine and initially combined teaching Biological Sciences along with treating patients. However, his interest in the Complementary Medicine grew such that he gave up teaching [...]

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Rishi’s early interest in healthcare led him to qualify as a Doctor of Chiropractic. After completing a 5 year degree he continued to increase his knowledge and skills by becoming a Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner and commenced a further MSc in Advanced Professional Development in Clinical Chiropractic. He is also a qualified Practitioner in Reflexology [...]

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Course Syllabus:

Some of the topics covered on the course include

  • Terminology
  • Histology – Cells and Tissues
  • Skeletal system
  • Muscular system
  • Respiratory system
  • Cardiovascular system
  • Lymphatic system
  • Digestive system
  • Nervous system
  • Endocrine system
  • Urinary system
  • Integumentary system – Skin
  • Immune system
  • Reproductive system
  • Pathology of Commonly Occurring Diseases
  • Basic Clinical Assessment Skills

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