Key Features

  • Plan a Learning Strategy section helps you study more effectively by showing how to tailor your learning activities to suit your learning style.
  • Part 2: Maps, Charts, and Shortcuts breaks the subject of A&P into six sections, so you can quickly find the information you need in an easy-to-read and understand format.
  • Mnemonic devices and memorable analogies help you remember A&P concepts with ease.
  • Specific test-taking strategies help you prepare for and pass exams.
  • Instructions on how to read your A&P textbook lead to greater comprehension.
  • Dozens of tables make it easy to access the A&P facts you need to remember on the skeletal system, muscles, nerves, circulatory, respiratory, and digestive systems, and more.

Table of Contents

PART 1: Introduction to the Survival Skills
Survival Skill 1: Have a Winning Attitude
Survival Skill 2: Know Your Learning Style
Survival Skill 3: Know the Language
Survival Skill 4: Plan a Learning Strategy
Survival Skill 5: Arrange a Suitable Study Area
Survival Skill 6: Plan a Reading Strategy
Survival Skill 7: Analyze Your Note-Taking Skills
Survival Skill 8: Study Actively
Survival Skill 9: Use All Your Resources
Survival Skill 10: Prepare for Tests
Survival Skill 11: Use Test-Taking Strategies During and After a Test
Survival Skill 12: What To Do If You Get Lost
Special Survival Skills
 - Learners with Special Needs
 - Pronunciation
 - Time Management Tools
 - Returning Learners
 - Using Flash Cards Effectively
 - Using Your Digital Device to Study A&P
 - Test Anxiety
 - Climbing the Learning Pyramid
 - English as a Second Language
 - The Student Laboratory
PART 2: Maps, Charts, & Shortcuts, Special Survival Skills: Using Models and Analogies
1. The Body as a Whole
2. Support and Movement
3. Communication, Control, and Integration
4. Transportation and Defense
5. Respiration, Nutrition, and Excretion
6. Reproduction and Development
Common Word Parts
Common Abbreviations


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