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Anatomy & Physiology Course for Ayurvedic Students


This is a special announcement to let you know that the California College of Ayurveda is offering an immersion class into Anatomy and Physiology that will be taught by one of our most experienced instructors, Mary Thompson.

Please note that the course is open to both classroom and Vedaweb students.  Vedaweb enrollments will be limited to 15.  Vedaweb enrollment will be accepted on a first come first serve basis until the places are full.

  INSTRUCTOR: Mary Thompson

 For those who do not know Mary, she also teaches a large portion of the Ayurvedic program in Nevada City. This allows Mary to integrate Ayurvedic concepts into her lectures, bringing together traditional Anatomy and Physiology with the Ayurvedic perspective.  All systems of the body will be covered in this class.


The Anatomy & Physiology Course will begin May 1, 2017.  Classes will be held on Mondays from 10am to 3pm with a break for lunch from 12:00am - 1:00pm. In-class quizzes are taken online away from class time. 



The specific dates for this course are as follows: 
May 1: Chapters 1, 2 – Intro & Chemistry
May 8: Chapter 3 – The Cell
May 15: Chapter 4 – Tissues
May 22: Chapter 5 – Integumentary System
(no class Memorial Day)
June 5: Chapter 6, 7 – Skeletal & Muscular
June 12: Chapter 8 – Nervous
June 19: Chapter 9 – Sensory
June 26: Chapter 10 – Endocrine
(no classes in July due to on-campus workshops) 
August 7: Chapter 11, 12 – Heart & Blood Vessels
August 14: Chapter 13 – Blood
August 21: Chapter 14 – Lymphatic
August 28: Chapter 15 – Respiratory
(no class Sep 4) 
September  11: Chapter 16 – Digestive
September 18: Chapter 17 – Nutrition
September 25: Chapter 18 – Urinary /body fluids
October 2: Chapter 19, 20 – Reproductive & Human Development


* There is a $171.00 non-refundable deposit to be made at the time of registration.  Course textbook is extra. Please see below.


The Anatomy and Physiology Learning System
  by Edith Applegate
  Any edition of Applegate text is good, recommend third or fourth edition for smooth correlation with material presented.

Textbooks will be available for purchase directly via the internet through Students will need to register with the website and then find the book in the "Products" section under Nursing/ Anatomy & Physiology (note - please make sure the book is the 3rd or 4th Edition before purchasing).


Please remember that completion of an Anatomy and Physiology course is required before the start of Level II of our program.  Extensions may be granted for students who are enrolled but have not completed a program.

Basic format is 3 hours minimum on Western A & P (lecture/video), up to 1 hour on Ayurvedic interpretation and understanding of the Western A & P.


Call the college at 530-478-9100 ext. 221 or toll free at 1-866-541-6699Ask for Chris Carpenter

Price: $570.00

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