Anatomy and Physiology can be a difficult subject to learn without a guiding hand    

This course is that guiding hand

An ITEC Level 3 course, equivalent to Irish FETAC level 5  

Approved by UCC for mature students

Anatomy and Physiology - Course Description

  • This course teaches anatomy and physiology including all major structures and systems of the human body (see course overview). It will give you an excellent insight into the structure and function and the disorders affecting those systems
  • This course is designed for beginners, revision, CDP requirements and those who need anatomy and physiology as part of some other professional training. It is approved by UCC for mature students
  • It is run over three weekends and is ITEC level 3 (equivalent of FETAC level 5) approved. 
  • It is comprehensive and information intensive. All tuition materials are supplied, although a book is recommended
  • The course is designed and taught by Laurence Hattersley (Osteopath). He uses his experience as both a practitioner and  tutor to give the best possible learning experience to all his students

Course dates:

  1. Weekend 1 - November 26-27   2016
  2. Weekend 2 - February     4-5      2017
  3. Weekend 3 - March         4-5      2017

Course Contents

Weekend One:

  • Cell structure and function 
  • Tissue Types – 4 types
  • Bones - Structure and Types
  • Joints - Three Types
  • Vertebral Column
  • Upper Extremity
  • The Nervous System

Weekend Two:

  • The Respiratory System
  • The Cardiovascular System
  • Blood and the Immune System
  • The Endocrine System
  • The Reproductive System

Weekend Three:

  • The Digestive System
  • Pelvis and Hip
  • Head and Neck
  • The Lower Extremity
  • The Urinary System
  • The Skin

This course takes place over three weekends and covers all major structures and systems of the body and disorders

All the course material is supplied, though a book is recommended

Laurence feels his book, A Second Opinion - An Insight Into Good Heath, Disease and Our Relationships With Them, is an expression of his personal journey of good health, disease, medicine and healing. It is available in:




A Second Opinion