Open College Network West Midlands Canine Anatomy and Physiology Level 3
The Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Award in Canine Anatomy and Physiology is part of the Canine Studies certificate has been developed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career working in the canine care and welfare sector. It can be studied as a stand alone Award or as part of the canine Studies certificate.
This qualification can be used flexibly to meet learner needs. Depending on the context of the learning and the needs of each individual learner, the qualification can:
Prepare individuals to progress to a qualification in the same subject area but at a higher level or requiring more specific knowledge, skills and understanding;
- prepare learners for employment;
- support a role in the workplace;
- encourage engagement in learning.
1. Know the basic anatomy of the dog.
1.1. Describe the points of the dog.
1.2. Summarise the functions of the major organs of the dog.
1.3. Evaluate the conformation of the dog.
2. Understand the anatomy and physiology of the cardio-respiratory system of the dog.
2.1. Explain the composition of the blood 2.2. Explain the functions of the components of blood.
2.3. Explain the functions of the circulatory system.
2.4. Summarise the anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system.
2.5. Explain the functions of the respiratory system. 2.6. Summarise the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system.
3. Understand the anatomy and physiology of the systems of support and movement of the dog.
3.1. Explain the different types of bones and joints. 3.2. Summarise the axial and appendicular skeleton.
3.3. Explain the dentition of the dog.
3.4. Explain the functions and physiology of the muscles, tendons and ligaments.
4. Understand the anatomy and physiology of the systems of control of the dog.
4.1. Explain the functions, anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system.
4.2. Explain the functions, anatomy and physiology of the peripheral nervous systems.
4.3. Explain the role of the nervous system in the control of the dog.
4.4. Explain the role of the endocrine system in the control of the dog.
5. Understand the sensory system of the dog.
5.1. Explain the anatomy ad function of the eyes, ears, nose, mouth and skin.
5.2. Evaluate the importance and use of the sensory information to the dog.
Entry requirements: This course is suitable for those working in, or wishing to work in the Canine industry or pet owners that would like to increase their knowledge about dogs. A knowledge of working with dogs is not required. Minimum age 18 years
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