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AA: Nursing Knowledge AA-01: Anatomy and Physiology
No. Competency Item NAC DEV COM DTE EXC
AA-01-01 Identify the normal structures and functions of the body.
AA-01-02 Describe the anatomical organization of the human body.
AA-01-03 Describe the cellular chemistry and organization of the human body.
AA-01-04 Describe basic cellular functions – protein synthesis, cell division, and movement of substances across the cell membrane.
AA-01-05 Explain how cells are organized into tissue, organs, and systems of the body.
  Identify the structure and explain the functions of body systems:          
  • cardiovascular system
  • AA-01-07
  • circulatory system
  • AA-01-08
  • digestive system
  • AA-01-09
  • endocrine system
  • AA-01-10
  • genitourinary system
  • AA-01-11
  • immune system
  • AA-01-12
  • integumentary system
  • AA-01-13
  • lymphatic system
  • AA-01-14
  • musculoskeletal system
  • AA-01-15
  • nervous system and special senses
  • AA-01-16
  • reproductive system
  • AA-01-17 Identify the components of blood and blood products.
    AA-01-18 Describe the major body processes of metabolism, reproduction and homeostatis.
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