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UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT School of Medicine Department of Neurological Sciences ANPS 020 Ugr Hum Anatomy Physiology, 4 credits Summer 2014 COURSE SYLLABUS
A. Course description: Summer Undergraduate Human Anatomy and Physiology (19-20) is an interdisciplinary, eight week course offered by the faculty of the Department of Neurological Sciences. This course is specifically designed for students majoring in the health professions who need to obtain a general understanding of human biology. The course format involves didactic lectures presented four days per week, as well as an online laboratory component. ANPS 20 is the second half of this sequence.
Special note: The final exam for ANPS 20 will be held on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 9:00 am.
B. Course Objectives: 1.
To provide a common anatomical and physiological language for communication within the health  profession. 2.
To provide basic information about the microscopic and submicroscopic structure of organs and tissues of the human body. 3.
To develop knowledge of the topographic anatomy of the human body by study of the relationships of the organ systems and their surface projections 4.
To understand key physiologic principles which pertain to specific organ function. C. Resources: 1.
Lectures: All lectures will be presented in Stafford 101 from 9:00 am
 1:00 pm, Monday through Thursday. The lectures provide a discussion of the essential material to be covered. An electronic copy of lecture handouts will be made available through Blackboard, and a black & white photocopy of the lecture powerpoint slides will also be available as a handout in lecture. Students are responsible for information presented in lecture, appearing in the lecture notes, or assigned by a lecturer. The corresponding lecture notes should be reviewed prior to lecture. 2.
Anatomy & Physiology,
An Integrative Approach 
1st Edition, 2013© McKinley/O'Loughlin/Bidle (McGraw-Hill)
will be used for both ANPS courses this summer (ANPS19: 5/19-6/13/14 , ANPS20: 6/16
7/11/14). Individual lecturers will provide a list of appropriate pages in the textbook so that students may read those areas of the textbook in  preparation for lectures. The textbook is not a required purchase for the course (see end of syllabus for purchasing options), but is highly recommended. 3.
Online component (laboratory assignments): Both ANPS19 and ANPS20 will contain a required online laboratory component
comprising the fourth credit of this course. Laboratory experiments, exercises, quizzes, and self-study materials will be accessible through
ConnectPlus® Anatomy & Physiology
. Please make sure you purchase Connect, as
this will be a required and graded component of the course.
You will need a personal access code to access the laboratory virtual experiments and exercises that are required to pass the course. This
access code is included in both textbook package options offered for this course at the UVM  bookstore - you will find it shrink wrapped with the book. Instructions to log into Connect are included at the end of this syllabus.
Blackboard: This course maintains a web site on the University system. The ANPS Blackboard  page is an online resource for accessing class announcements, updates, exercises, practice exams, grade postings, etc. To get to the Blackboard website: https://bb.uvm.edu/webapps/portal/frameset.jsp Blackboard ID: Your netID Password: Your network password Bookmark the site on your home computer, and check the site often. 5.
Podcasts: Lectures will be released as podcasts that will be uploaded to the Blackboard site. These podcasts are provided, when possible, for your review of the lecture material. D. Evaluation: 1.
Lecture Grading: Lecture exams There will be four non-cumulative 90 minute exams given in Summer ANPS 20. With the exception of Exam 4 (Friday July 11, 9:00 am), exams will be held on the Monday following a week of lectures. The exams are multiple-choice format. Exam scores will be posted to your gradebook in Blackboard.
Special note: The final exam for ANPS 20 will be held on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 9:00 am.
EXAM 1 (June 23) will include material from:
Autonomic Nervous System I, II, III -
Cardiovascular system I - VII
EXAM 2 (June 30) will include material from:
Lymphatic System -
Immune System I and II -
Integument (skin) -
Gastrointestinal system I
 V -
EXAM 3 (July 7) will include material from:
Respiratory System I - V -
Endocrine System I - IV
EXAM 4 (Friday, July 11) will include material from
Renal system I - V -
Acid-Base Balance -
Reproductive system I - VI
Laboratory Grading: Evaluation of the required online laboratory component will include completion of laboratory experiments and quizzes online, and four short laboratory exams after each lecture exam. - Laboratory Assignments. Evaluation of the required online laboratory component will include completion of laboratory experiments, exercises and quizzes, accessible through
Connect A&P© for each lecture block (please see the class schedule). All laboratories will be  based on the material given in the lectures the same week and
you must complete these lab
assignments before the exam for each block in order to receive credit
. A minimum of 75% correct answers in the post-lab quiz will be required each time in order to pass each laboratory. You will have two attempts maximum to complete and pass each lab assignment; only the attempt with the highest score will be considered towards your final grade. - Laboratory Exams. Four short non-cumulative laboratory exams will accompany each of the lecture exams (see lecture exam section for dates). The laboratory exams may contain multiple-choice, labeling, and matching questions corresponding to the material given in lab assignments for each section. Completion of the weekly laboratory exercises and quizzes will ensure your success in these exams. 3.
Grading Policy: Your final course grade will be based on the four, equally-weighted, exams given during the semester plus the laboratory evaluation.
Lectures (80%) Lecture Exams 1-4
20% each Laboratory (20%) Laboratory Exams (4)
8% (2% each)
Laboratory Assignments
12% (1% each)
Questions about your exam grade should be directed to the Course Director. Students will be granted one week post-exam to schedule a review session regarding the exam; after that time, requests for exams to be reviewed or re-graded will not be granted. Exams will not be scaled, and
no extra credit options will be offered
 to improve your course grade at the end of the semester.
Letter grades are assigned and reported to the Registrar’s office as follows:
A+ 97-100% A 93-96% A- 90-92% ------------------------------------------ B+ 87-89% B 83-86% B- 80-82% ------------------------------------------ C+ 77-79% C 73-76% C- 70-72% ------------------------------------------ D+ 67-69% D 63-66% D- 60-62% ------------------------------------------ F below 60% ------------------------------------------
Missing an Exam or lab assignment submission: Make-ups for missed lecture exams will be made available
only to the student
who proves with documentation
 that s/he is unable to attend scheduled exams
 has a legitimate reason for

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