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Physiology with Lab (NR.110.205)

Tuition Cost

$350 per credit

Total: $1,400 per 4 credit course

Physiology with Lab (NR.110.205)

Course Description

The Physiology with Lab course will introduce the functions of several human body systems.  Students will learn how each part within a body system works together to seamlessly accomplish tasks.  We will also discuss regulation of organ function, a critical component of physiology.  After an introduction on electrolytes, the physiologic processes we will cover include cardio vasculature, lymphatics, and digestion among others.  Upon completion, students will have an understanding of normal healthy anatomical function that will prepare them for professional health programs. This course includes a virtual laboratory component designed to complement lecture topics. (4 credits). 

SAMPLE Course Syllabus (pdf download)

Note: This is a SAMPLE course syllabus and does not necessarily reflect the most recent version of the course syllabus. Do not order the textbook found on this sample syllabus. For further information regarding materials for this course, please visit the Prerequisite Textbook Information page.

Course Outcomes

  1. Describe the functions and interactions of major organ systems in human body.

  2. Explain the mechanism and importance of maintaining water, electrolytes, acid-base balance.

  3. Discuss the function of the cardiovascular system.

  4. Describe the key purpose of the lymphatic and specific cranial elements.

  5. List the functions of the components necessary for respiration, digestion, and urination.

  6. Identify the functions of the regulatory elements, i.e. hormones, of the reproductive systems.

Required Textbooks and Course Materials

The textbook for this course will be used for both the Anatomy and the Physiology courses. This custom bundle includes an electronic copy of the textbook, access to resources and assignments within McGraw-Hill Connect, and access to Anatomy and Physiology Revealed 3.2.

For further information regarding materials for this course, please visit the Prerequisite Textbook


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  • Affordable
  • An introduction to the excellence of a Johns Hopkins education
  • Health-focused perspective delivered through a facilitated teaching approach (participatory, interactive, engaging)
  • Instructor led, online convenience
  • 11-week format

Every nursing school has entrance requirements that are a little different, but for the most part, prerequisites for nursing school are similar. Here are prerequisites offered at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing:

* Virtual labs are accepted at Hopkins Nursing, but not everywhere. Check your university and state licensure requirements for prerequisite courses.

* §  Offered but not required for the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing MSN Entry into Nursing program.

The short answer is yes! Prospective students pursuing any discipline in need of supplemental coursework can now take instructor-led, undergraduate-level prerequisites all online at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Always speak directly with the program/school at which you are applying to confirm, but our courses are designed to align with requirements for other health programs like:

  • Occupational Therapy (OT)
  • Physical Therapy (PT)
  • Physician Assistant (PA)
  • Pharmacist
  • Pre-Med

Prerequisite Info Session and Virtual Classroom Tour, August 14, 2023.

Watch video demo of virtual classroom and labs.

For further information regarding required materials for all courses, please visit the Prerequisite Textbook Information page.

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