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Ch 12: HESI Admission Assessment Exam: Anatomy and Physiology

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Use these lessons and quizzes to brush up on the information you'll need to know for the Anatomy and Physiology subtest of the HESI Admission Assessment exam.

HESI Admission Assessment Exam: Anatomy & Physiology - Chapter Summary

The study resources in this chapter will help you prepare for the HESI Admission Assessment Exam's Anatomy and Physiology subtest. You'll learn all about body systems like the circulatory, skeletal and respiratory systems. After completing this chapter, you'll have also gathered information about the following:

  • Organ systems
  • Upper and lower digestive systems
  • Nervous system
  • Immune system
  • Muscular system
  • Male and female reproductive systems
  • The excretory system and its functions

Get up to speed in less time with these short video lessons. Each lesson lasts between five and ten minutes and can be watched as many times as you'd like. Use the practice quizzes that accompany each lesson to assess what you've learned and what you still need to work on.

HESI Admission Assessment Exam: Anatomy & Physiology Chapter Objectives

This chapter helps you study for questions on the HESI Exam's Anatomy and Physiology subtest. This content domain includes 25 scored questions and 5 pilot questions. You'll be tested on anatomical systems and structures as well as basic terminology related to the human body. All questions must be answered within 25 minutes. The HESI Admission Assessment Exam is part of the application process of most nursing schools. The exam consists of a series of subtests on English, math and science topics. Confer with your school administrators to find out which subtests you'll need to take.

11 Lessons in Chapter 12: HESI Admission Assessment Exam: Anatomy and Physiology
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What Is an Organ System? - Definition & Pictures

1. What Is an Organ System? - Definition & Pictures

In this lesson, you will learn what an organ system is, and you will review each organ system in the human body. This will aid in your study of human anatomy and physiology. At the end of the lesson, a quiz will test your knowledge.

The Human Circulatory System: Parts and Functions

2. The Human Circulatory System: Parts and Functions

In this lesson, you will take a ride on the transportation system of the body called the circulatory system and its two parts: the pulmonary circuit and the systemic circuit. Take a look inside and see how every inch of your body receives the oxygen and nutrients it needs.

Digestive System I: The Upper Gastrointestinal Tract

3. Digestive System I: The Upper Gastrointestinal Tract

Did you know that there are digestive enzymes in your saliva? It's true. As soon as you put a piece of food in your mouth, the digestive process begins. Join us with this first of two lessons about the human digestive system, where we'll follow food through the upper gastrointestinal tract from the mouth through the stomach.

Digestive System II: The Lower Gastrointestinal Tract

4. Digestive System II: The Lower Gastrointestinal Tract

The lower gastrointestinal tract is the part of the digestive system that is responsible for the last part of food digestion and the expulsion of waste from the body. In this lesson, we'll look at each part of the system and what functions each serves in the process of digestion.

Functions of the Nervous System

5. Functions of the Nervous System

In this lesson, we'll watch Timmy as he plays in his backyard. Watch what happens when he tries to catch a butterfly, hears a mean dog bark, and scrapes his knee. All of Timmy's reactions are tied to his nervous system. For a full explanation of what goes on in the human nervous system, check out the video!

Respiratory System: Function & Physiology

6. Respiratory System: Function & Physiology

The human respiratory system is a crucial facet of a vital, healthy body. In this lesson, we will explore its function and physiology. At the end, you can test your knowledge with a brief quiz.

What Is the Immune System? - Our Body's Defense Against Pathogens

7. What Is the Immune System? - Our Body's Defense Against Pathogens

In this lesson, you will be introduced to the immune system. You'll learn about the innate and adaptive immune system, Edward Jenner, haptens and immune tolerance.

Skeletal System and Muscular System

8. Skeletal System and Muscular System

Do you know how many bones are in the human body? Check out this video lesson to uncover the answer, as well as understand the role and importance of the skeletal and muscular systems.

Male Reproductive System: Functions, Organs & Anatomy

9. Male Reproductive System: Functions, Organs & Anatomy

Ever wonder what the inside of a male looks like? Find out in this lesson that explores the inner workings of the male reproductive system and the pathway that sperm takes.

Female Reproductive System: Internal Anatomy

10. Female Reproductive System: Internal Anatomy

Ever wonder where a female produces her eggs or how they get from the ovary to the uterus? Find out in this lesson about the internal reproductive anatomy of females.

Excretory System

11. Excretory System

Each year in the U.S., close to 400,000 people with kidney failure undergo dialysis treatment in order to remove waste, remove excess fluid and restore electrolyte balance. Kidneys, the workhorses of the excretory system, perform these same functions more effectively than any machine. In this lesson, we'll talk about how the excretory system removes toxic substances from the body.

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