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Advanced Muscular-Skeletal System Physiology
Learn how our muscles work from the cellular level to executing a kick or a dance move. Discover how our brain tells muscle to contract, and how that helps us respond to changes in temperature, or even a lion chasing us.
Health Care System
The health care system in the United States is rapidly changing. To better understand these changes, we review the health care insurance, drug pricing, physician compensation, and much more! Join us as we explore the basics about the health care system in the US, including a comparison with European healthcare.
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Get introduced to the major organ systems of the human body. You’ll learn some general anatomy (a roadmap of your body), learn how the arm bone actually connects to the shoulder bone, and how the different organs work together to keep you alive. Watch some videos, read some articles, try some flashcards, and then quiz yourself.
Did anyone ever tell you that cracking your knuckles would give you arthritis? Turns out, knuckle cracking has no harmful effects, but arthritis is one of a group of diseases that affect joints, muscles, and bones called musculoskeletal diseases. In this section, you’ll learn about the symptoms, causes and treatments for these diseases.
True or CRAAP?
A guide to evaluating resources using the CRAAP test. This tutorial was created for Carolinas College of Health Sciences by the Charlotte AHEC library.
Using the ADL
A quick tutorial on how to use the AHEC Digital Library, which can be found by going to: https://library.ncahec.net
Taking the BOO! Out of your Boolean Search
A tutorial on how to do a Boolean search using the databases at the AHEC Digital Library, which can be found by going to: https://library.ncahec.net .
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