Anatomy and Physiology

Online Anatomy and Physiology Courses for Your Workers

A fundamental understanding of human anatomy and physiology can be vital to workers in the medical field, no matter their current role in your organization. Ensure your healthcare team is set up for success through Penn Foster’s online Anatomy and Physiology Certificate Program.

  • Provides new employees with foundational knowledge or can act as a refresher course for tenured workers.
  • Includes wraparound learner support and access to instructors and coaches, ensuring your workers successfully progress through the training and excel on-the-job.
Self Paced
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What Your Learners Will Study

  1. The structure and functions of the human body, including anatomy and its various branches, chemical organization, cells, tissues, organs, and various body systems, as well as special topics like pregnancy and human development.
  2. The importance of maintaining homeostasis in the body.
  3. The processes involved with the senses of taste, smell, and touch.
  4. Common disorders and dysfunctions that may occur within the various organ systems.

Anatomy and Physiology Training Curriculum

  • 3 courses
  • 14.1 continuing education units (CEUs)
  • 5 exams
  • 4 submitted projects

Our Anatomy and Physiology Training curriculum covers foundational knowledge that is necessary in a variety of healthcare roles, from major body systems to the common issues that can occur in each. Online courses include:

  • The Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems
  • The Lymphatic, Immune, and Gastrointestinal Systems
  • The Urinary and Reproductive Systems
  • Forensics, Geriatrics, and Wellness

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As the trusted training provider for leading employers, education providers, and job training organizations, Penn Foster designs and delivers digital and blended learning programs that attract, upskill, and retain workers in America's fastest-growing fields and professions. 
How it works

Our Proven Training Model

High-quality, online skills training for your employees

Online Delivery

  • Digital platform allows for studying any time, any where  
  • Content is available via computer, mobile device, or tablet  
  • 24/7 access to online resource library and knowledge base   

Engaging Content

  • Programs include simulations, videos, and virtual demos   
  • Varied learning methods help cement application of concepts 
  • Real-time feedback enables efficient mastery of material 

Robust Support

  • Self-service tools and unlimited multi-channel support 
  • Live and recorded webinars hosted by our faculty 
  • Access to peer-to-peer community of learners  

Real World Credentials

  • Training programs focus on today’s in-demand job skills  
  • Content developed by professional leaders in the field  
  • Courses align to industry certifications and accreditation 

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