Biosource Software offers a self-paced Human Physiology online didactic coursethat 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 FunctionChapter 3: Cell Structure and Genetic ControlChapter 7: The Nervous System: Neurons and SynapsesChapter 8: The Central Nervous SystemChapter 9: The Autonomic Nervous SystemChapter 10: Sensory PhysiologyChapter 11: Endocrine Glands: Secretion and Action of HormonesChapter 12: Muscle: Mechanisms of Contraction and Neural ControlChapter 13: Blood, Heart and CirculationChapter 14: Cardiac Output, Blood Flow, and Blood PressureChapter 15: The Immune System DisordersChapter 16: Respiratory PhysiologyChapter 17: Physiology of the KidneysChapter 18: The Digestive SystemChapter 19: Regulation and MetabolismChapter 20: Reproduction
Schedule and formatAfter 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 CourseYou must obtain the Fox textbook, Human Physiology (13th ed.), which may be available for purchase or rental from vendors like Amazon.com.
LogisticsAfter receipt of an order from your vendor, we will provide you with a username, password, and exam password for its Blackboard CourseSites.
Cancellation PolicyYour vendor will offer full refunds until you first access this course on Blackboard CourseSites.
Didactic coverageThis 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.
Faculty credentialsFred Shaffer, PhD, BCB, Professor of Psychology at Truman State University, has taught Biofeedback and Physiological Psychology for three decades.