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Unit information: Human Anatomy: Abdomen, Pelvis and Limbs in 2018/19

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Unit name Human Anatomy: Abdomen, Pelvis and Limbs
Unit code ANAT20002
Credit points 20
Level of study I/5
Teaching block(s) Teaching Block 2 (weeks 13 - 24)
Unit director Ms. Lucy Watson
Open unit status Not open
Pre-requisites

ANAT10101 & ANAT10102 or other approved unit normally required

Co-requisites

None

School/department Centre for Applied Anatomy
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences

Description

This unit covers the topographical and surface anatomy of the human abdomen, pelvis and limbs. It features teaching around prosected cadavers and includes consideration of imaging techniques and common clinical conditions.

Intended learning outcomes

Detailed knowledge of musculoskeletal and visceral systems of the human abdomen, pelvis and limbs, including:

  • skeletal elements
  • muscle attachments, actions and nerve supply
  • disposition of viscera/structures and their relationships to other body structures, their circulatory supply/drainage and their somatic and /or autonomic nerve supply.

Teaching details

1 lecture/tutorial per week;

1 3-hour lab practical per week

Assessment Details

One summative practical (spot) exam in the Summer exam period (50%)

One summative written exam in the Summer exam period (45%)

eBiolabs tasks throughout the unit (5%)

One formative spot

Reading and References

Clinically Oriented Anatomy, 6th edition (2009) Moore & Dalley (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins). ISBN-10: 0781775256, ISBN-13: 978-0781775250.

Rohen et al. Color Atlas of Anatomy, 7th edition (2010) (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins). ISBN-10: 9781609137854, ISBN-13: 978-1609137854.

Other human anatomy texts and atlases as preferred (details in Unit Handbook)

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