Anatomy and Physiology B/C

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Re: Anatomy and Physiology B/C

Postby WangwithaTang » January 3rd, 2019, 8:52 pm

For all of the diseases for Anatomy and Physiology B, are you guys going to do treatments and preventions for all of them?

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Re: Anatomy and Physiology B/C

Postby amk578 » January 3rd, 2019, 9:48 pm

WangwithaTang wrote:For all of the diseases for Anatomy and Physiology B, are you guys going to do treatments and preventions for all of them?


I personally am familiarizing myself with treatments and prevention, in case an ES decides to throw a question about it on the test or even as a tiebreaker/bonus question. But primarily (in my experiences), treatment and prevention are not going to be on tests.

As I always say, better safe than sorry!
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Re: Anatomy and Physiology B/C

Postby WangwithaTang » January 4th, 2019, 11:19 am

amk578 wrote:
WangwithaTang wrote:For all of the diseases for Anatomy and Physiology B, are you guys going to do treatments and preventions for all of them?


I personally am familiarizing myself with treatments and prevention, in case an ES decides to throw a question about it on the test or even as a tiebreaker/bonus question. But primarily (in my experiences), treatment and prevention are not going to be on tests.

As I always say, better safe than sorry!

Thank you!
Also, is the test exchange for this year going to be posted?

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Re: Anatomy and Physiology B/C

Postby Person » January 4th, 2019, 11:28 am

WangwithaTang wrote:
amk578 wrote:
WangwithaTang wrote:For all of the diseases for Anatomy and Physiology B, are you guys going to do treatments and preventions for all of them?


I personally am familiarizing myself with treatments and prevention, in case an ES decides to throw a question about it on the test or even as a tiebreaker/bonus question. But primarily (in my experiences), treatment and prevention are not going to be on tests.

As I always say, better safe than sorry!

Thank you!
Also, is the test exchange for this year going to be posted?


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Re: Anatomy and Physiology B/C

Postby WangwithaTang » January 6th, 2019, 11:30 am

What are you guys going to put for your equation on cardiac output?

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Re: Anatomy and Physiology B/C

Postby amk578 » January 6th, 2019, 11:43 am

WangwithaTang wrote:What are you guys going to put for your equation on cardiac output?


The equation I have for cardiac output is CO = HR X SV.

CO is cardiac output, HR is heart rate, and SV is stroke volume.
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Re: Anatomy and Physiology B/C

Postby Hopelessnewbie » January 6th, 2019, 2:53 pm

So this year, the test format is written rather than multiple choice. What material should we be studying and to what degree?
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Re: Anatomy and Physiology B/C

Postby Hopelessnewbie » January 6th, 2019, 2:56 pm

"Anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system" is quite ubiquitous. How specific are we supposed to get? are we supposed to remember every last mechanic, term, and detail?

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Re: Anatomy and Physiology B/C

Postby Anomaly » January 6th, 2019, 6:14 pm

Hopelessnewbie wrote:So this year, the test format is written rather than multiple choice. What material should we be studying and to what degree?

I mean, if the test writers want it to be it could very well be multiple choice. However, a good test is never completely multiple choice.
Hopelessnewbie wrote:"Anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system" is quite ubiquitous. How specific are we supposed to get? are we supposed to remember every last mechanic, term, and detail?

This is one of the harder questions. You want to start out basic, and just go into deeper detail as time progresses. Generally tests get harder as the season progresses.
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Re: Anatomy and Physiology B/C

Postby cbrant554 » January 7th, 2019, 1:44 pm

Anomaly wrote:
Hopelessnewbie wrote:"Anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system" is quite ubiquitous. How specific are we supposed to get? are we supposed to remember every last mechanic, term, and detail?

This is one of the harder questions. You want to start out basic, and just go into deeper detail as time progresses. Generally tests get harder as the season progresses.

I would say if you go further than a regional then it will get more specific regional and invitational are not easy but they are not the hardest so if you do plan on going farther or your team usually does, do the more specific stuff that you need to.

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Re: Anatomy and Physiology B/C

Postby Hopelessnewbie » January 7th, 2019, 3:40 pm

There is a TON of information given in the powerpoint and handouts alone tho, enough that I'm starting to think that the test makers are just trolling us into studying stuff we don't need to. What should I be focusing on studying on and what can I safely ignore?

By the way, thank you all so much for helping me and being so supportive! I really appreciate it! (=^··^=)

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Re: Anatomy and Physiology B/C

Postby amk578 » January 7th, 2019, 5:44 pm

Hopelessnewbie wrote:There is a TON of information given in the powerpoint and handouts alone tho, enough that I'm starting to think that the test makers are just trolling us into studying stuff we don't need to. What should I be focusing on studying on and what can I safely ignore?

By the way, thank you all so much for helping me and being so supportive! I really appreciate it! (=^··^=)


I don't know if you have started mulling over the content or not, so if you haven't, I would suggest you watch Crash Course videos or Khan Academy lectures to get a brief basis on each of the three systems.

From there, cross-reference with the rules and go more and more in depth with each topic as you progress.

I don't think you should EVER "safely ignore" any topics that are in the rules because, in my past experience, test makers are capable of writing about every topic in the rules.

The handouts and PowerPoint are very helpful to begin, but another helpful thing would be to possibly acquire/borrow an Anatomy text book from someone you know.
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Re: Anatomy and Physiology B/C

Postby isotelus » January 7th, 2019, 6:49 pm

amk578 wrote:
Hopelessnewbie wrote:There is a TON of information given in the powerpoint and handouts alone tho, enough that I'm starting to think that the test makers are just trolling us into studying stuff we don't need to. What should I be focusing on studying on and what can I safely ignore?

By the way, thank you all so much for helping me and being so supportive! I really appreciate it! (=^··^=)


I don't know if you have started mulling over the content or not, so if you haven't, I would suggest you watch Crash Course videos or Khan Academy lectures to get a brief basis on each of the three systems.

From there, cross-reference with the rules and go more and more in depth with each topic as you progress.

I don't think you should EVER "safely ignore" any topics that are in the rules because, in my past experience, test makers are capable of writing about every topic in the rules.

The handouts and PowerPoint are very helpful to begin, but another helpful thing would be to possibly acquire/borrow an Anatomy text book from someone you know.

I agree. You should never ignore topics, because during a test, there's a very high chance you'll find yourself regretting that decision. If you don't know the basics at all, along with the soinc resources, Khan Academy, and Crash Course, I would also suggest reading the wiki to get some more information, then study those topics in significantly more depth.
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Re: Anatomy and Physiology B/C

Postby critale1 » January 8th, 2019, 1:21 pm

For Khan, what course would you suggest taking?

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Re: Anatomy and Physiology B/C

Postby WangwithaTang » January 8th, 2019, 3:27 pm

critale1 wrote:For Khan, what course would you suggest taking?

Theres a medical course with a bunch of anatomy


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