Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Course title in English
ECTS credits
approximate amount of contact lessons
Teaching semester
autumn - spring
Assessment form
lecturer of 2020/2021  Autumn semester
Saima Kuu (eesti keel) e-toega kursus
lecturer of 2020/2021  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To provide basic knowledge of human body structure or anatomy. To develop understanding of the arrangement of the organs and organ systems of the human body and the composition of their individual components and their necessity.
Brief description of the course
The course provides an overview of the basic principles of human body construction (cells, tissues, organs, organ systems) and their structural elements and basic functions. The course covers: musculoskeletal system, gastrointestinal tract, respiratory system, urinary tract, endocrine glands, cardiovascular system, nervous system and sensory organs.
In proportion to the total volume of the course, studying the anatomy of the bones, joints and muscles, and learning how to move.
Independent work
Literature work, answering questions, doing / submitting homework, and preparing for tests and exams.
Learning outcomes in the course
After passing the course:
1. List the organs contained in each organ system and indicate their functions;
2. Describe the structure of each organ, specifying the tissues contained in it and the minor constituents of the organ in relation to its function;
3. Highlights the possibilities of joint movement and systematises the muscles into groups according to the above;
4. Understands anatomy and medical terms and is able to explain their nature.
Assessment methods
Written (oral, if desired) exam and / or tests and one homework (differentiated assessment). Prerequisites for passing the exam are passing tests and doing homework with a positive grade.
Saima Kuu
Replacement literature
Roosalu, M. (2006; 2010). Inimese anatoomia;
Püretski, A. (2017). Anatoomia õpik: kuidas sa ometi oled loodud, Inimene?
Loogna, G. (1996). Anatoomia atlas;
Kamina, P. (2019). Väike inimkeha atlas;
Teadmiste entsüklopeedia. Inimkeha. 2018. Kirjastus Koolibri.