Anatomy & Physiology

SUNY OER Courses

SUNY OER Services offers template courses that can serve as starting points for your own development. You can mix, match, and adapt anything from the courses below quite easily.

These courses are delivered via the Lumen Learning platform, and can be integrated into your LMS (Blackboard, Canvas, Moodle) quite easily.

Anatomy and Physiology Courses

Anatomy and Physiology Labs

  • Anatomy and Physiology Labs are currently under development.

Additional Offerings

Beyond what’s already hosted inside the SUNY OER Services platform, many OER collections contain useful material for A&P courses. If you have suggestions of public domain or Creative Commons content to add here, please let us know.

BodyParts 3D by The Database Center for Life Science (CC BY-SA): This page allows you to create specific models based on the course’s needs. The site isn’t incredibly intuitive, but there are a lot of youtube instruction videos, like this one:

Name Source Notes License
Anatomy & Physiology Lab Homework and Reference Materials Open Oregon Partners with the OpenStax A&P text. Shared through Google Drive. CC BY
Anatomy & Physiology OLI An A&P course. You have to log-in to view this course, but getting an account is free. CC BY-NC-SA
Health Information and Technology OLI Health information and technology course. You have to log-in to view this course, but getting an account is free. CC BY-NC-SA
National Cancer Institute SEER Training Modules NIH Modules with readings, illustrations, and self-check quizzes. PD
Create Anatomical Models Life Science DB This page allows you to create specific models based on the course’s needs. The site isn’t incredibly intuitive, but there are a lot of youtube instruction videos (e.g., https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJLH1PqH_hg). CC BY-SA
Elsevier’s Open Journal Archive Elsevier Various journals have at least some content that is CC-licensed. See individual journal pages for more details.
Medicines by Design NIH “Discusses the many different ways medicines work in the body and how this information guides the hunt for drugs of the future.” PD
RIO (Research Ideas and Outcomes) Rio Journal An open journal. “Our scope encompasses all areas of academic research, including science, technology, humanities, and the social sciences.” CC BY
Michigan Histology and Virtual Microscopy University of Michigan Virtual Slide List for Histology Course CC BY-NC-SA
Another link to the histology slides

If you’d like to utilize any of the above resources in your own classroom, you’re welcome to

  • link directly to them in your learning management system (LMS)
  • copy and paste these materials into any format you’d like (a page in your LMS or a Word document, etc.). Include the copyright information and attribute the source as needed
  • print out materials and distribute them in your classroom. Include the copyright information and attribute the source as needed
  • talk with SUNY OER Services about integrating them into your LMS
  • talk with SUNY OER Services about collecting them in a bound, printed version to provide through your campus bookstore
The timeline for these last two options can vary, and will be discussed as part of your consultation with SUNY OER Services. Get started with consultation services here.