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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 Nov 7, 2016.  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: 
Nov 7: Chapters 1, 2 – Intro & Chemistry
Nov 14: Chapter 3  The Cell
No class Nov 21
Nov 28: Chapter  Tissues
Dec 5: Chapter  Integumentary System
Dec 12: Chapters 6, 7  Skeletal & Muscular
Dec 19: Chapter  Nervous
No class Dec 26
Jan 2: Chapter  Sensory
Jan 9: Chapter 10  Endocrine
(no class Jan 16)
Jan 23: Chapters 11, 12  Heart & Blood vessels
Jan 30: Chapter 13  Blood
Feb 6: Chapter 14  Lymphatic
Feb 13: Chapter 15  Respiratory
No Class Feb 20
Feb 27: Chapter 16  Digestive System
Mar 6: Chapter 17  Nutrition
Mar 13: Chapter 18  Urinary system/body fluids
Mar 20: Chapters 19, 20  Reproductive & Human development

Chapters covered each class varies. There are four times we cover two chapters, but usually it is just 1.


* There is a $212.50 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 Jinnae Anderson

Price: $570.00

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