Biosource Software offers a self-paced Human Physiology online didactic course
that fulfills BCIA’s Human Anatomy and Physiology requirement for biofeedback certification or you may use this course to satisfy 45 of 48 hours of continuing education for Biofeedback or Neurofeedback recertification. At less than $3.00 per credit hour, this is one of the most affordable ways to complete almost all of the hours required for recertification.
Based on the leading Human Physiology (13th ed.) textbook by Fox, this course covers:
Chapter 1: The Study of Body Function
Chapter 3: Cell Structure and Genetic Control
Chapter 7: The Nervous System: Neurons and Synapses
Chapter 8: The Central Nervous System
Chapter 9: The Autonomic Nervous System
Chapter 10: Sensory Physiology
Chapter 11: Endocrine Glands: Secretion and Action of Hormones
Chapter 12: Muscle: Mechanisms of Contraction and Neural Control
Chapter 13: Blood, Heart and Circulation
Chapter 14: Cardiac Output, Blood Flow, and Blood Pressure
Chapter 15: The Immune System Disorders
Chapter 16: Respiratory Physiology
Chapter 17: Physiology of the Kidneys
Chapter 18: The Digestive System
Chapter 19: Regulation and Metabolism
Chapter 20: Reproduction
Schedule and format
After you enroll in this online course, you must complete it within 1 year of purchase. You can decide when you start and complete this course.
You will purchase or rent Human Physiology (13th ed.), McGraw-Hill (publisher), ISBN 978-0073403625, review the corresponding PowerPoints, and must pass 16 chapter exams with scores of 75% or higher. Each exam will consist of 20 multiple-choice questions taken on Blackboard CourseSites. You will have unlimited time to complete each exam. You may retake each exam until you achieve a passing score. After submitting answers, you will see an overall score and the questions they missed.
We encourage you to use the practice testing and animation resources on the publisher’s website, review the PowerPoints in Course Documents on Blackboard CourseSites, and check out the articles and videos in the Web Links section.
Textbook for Course
You must obtain the Fox textbook, Human Physiology (13th ed.), which may be available for purchase or rental from vendors like Amazon.com.
After receipt of an order from your vendor, we will provide you with a username, password, and exam password for its Blackboard CourseSites.
Your vendor will offer full refunds until you first access this course on Blackboard CourseSites.
This online course is comparable in coverage to a 3-credit-hour undergraduate course and will satisfy BCIA’s biofeedback anatomy and physiology requirement. To keep its cost low, this course does not provide AMA or APA continuing education credits. We will provide you with a certificate of completion when you complete all 16 chapter exams.
Fred Shaffer, PhD, BCB, Professor of Psychology at Truman State University, has taught Biofeedback and Physiological Psychology for three decades.