Jun 02, 2020  
2019-2020 Student Handbook and Undergraduate Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Student Handbook and Undergraduate Catalog
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PHYS 2214 - Physics for Allied Health Professions

Credit Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 2
Prerequisite(s): MATH 1233 - Technical Mathematics  or MATH 1333 - College Algebra  with a grade of “C” or better, BIOL 2464  with a grade of “C” or better, BIOL 2226 - Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professions  with a grade of “C” or better, BIOL 2232 - Anatomy & Physiology Lab for Health Professions  with a grade of “C” or better or by NAH faculty permission.
This introductory lecture/laboratory course covers those principles of physics central to an understanding of the human body and medicine. Basic mechanics, the physics of gases, and fluid dynamics will be related to the process of ventilation as well as gas transport and exchange. Additional topics from electricity, heat, and sound, as well as chemistry and mathematics, will be covered and as to how they relate to medical care. Laboratory instruction is designed to reinforce concepts from lecture and provide application of theory to procedures and the use of equipment in clinical practice. Offered in fall only A grade of “C” or better is required for passing.



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