There are only two benchmarks (immunity and cardiovascular) associated with this unit, so no LGI for it. Instead below is a list of the knowledge and skills needed to demonstrate mastery of the material as well as some resources to assist you in that endeavor.
- Identify and explain the basic functions of the human immune system, including specific and nonspecific immune responses
- Describe how the human immune system responds to vaccines and antibiotics
- Explain the significance of genetic factors, environmental factors, and pathogenic agents to health from the perspective of both individual and public health
Cytotoxic T lymphocyte killing a target cell
Herd Immunity - Read more about what it is and why it is important to society
Making Vaccines - an interactive tool to further your understanding of what a vaccine is
Download the review sheet here.
- Describe how blood pressure, blood volume, resistance, blood viscosity, disease, and exercise affect blood flow through the cardiovascular system