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Physician Assistant: Anatomy & Physiology

Recommended resources for Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Health Care Sciences Physician Assistant Program students and faculty

Anatomy & Physiology Databases

Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy

  • Uses unembalmed human specimens to illustrate anatomical structures
  • Five sections: Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity, Trunk, Head & Neck, & Internal Organs
  • Test yourself with the exams for each section

Anatomy & Physiology Revealed (in Access Physiotherapy)

  • A multimedia study aid designed to help you explore human anatomy using cadaver specimens and master physiology concepts through animation. 
  • Digital dissections allow unlimited drill and practice - anytime, anywhere.
  • Detailed information and audio pronunciations build anatomical knowledge, and comprehensive quizzing reinforces learning

  • Features interactive 3D human anatomy models, MRI scans, clinical images, movies, interactive animations, quizzes and more.
  • Includes single modules targeting a specific body region, professional function, or medical specialty as well as modules covering the entire human body.
  • The content including text, images, and animations may be exported for use in lectures, student presentations or patient handouts.
Anatomy & Physiology Online (APO)  - APO is now part of Look for the Anatomy & Physiology tab in the left side menu of
  • Contains 19 body system modules. complete with clear 3D images, videos, comprehensive text, clinical and case studies.
  • Users can interact with anatomy by peeling away layers, rotating models, and reconstructing layers back to their original structure
  • Content including text and images may be exported for use in lectures and student presentations.
  • Test yourself with the quizes in each module.