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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 2, 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: 
May 2 : 1, 2 - Intro & Chemistry
May 9 : 3 - The Cell
May 16: 4 - Tissues
May 23: 5 - Integumentary System
(no class May 31)
June 6: 6, 7 - Skeletal & Muscular
June 13: 8 - Nervous
June 20: 9 - Sensory
June 27: 10  - Endocrine
(no class July 4-Aug 1)
August 8: 11,12 - Heart & Blood vessels
August 15: 13 - Blood
August 22: 14 - Lymphatic
August 29: 15 - Respiratory
(no class Sep 5)
Sep 12: 16 - Digestive System
Sep 26: 17 - Nutrition
Sep 29: 18 - Urinary system/body fluids
Oct 3: 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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