Biomedical Science for Osteopathy 5 expands the students' knowledge of biomedical sciences through application of fundamental principles to the head and spine. Patients presenting in osteopathic practice tend to seek care for spine related pain and dysfunction, so a key focus in this unit is the anatomy and biomechanics of the head, neck and lumbar spine that can be related to osteopathic treatment principles. Students are able to strengthen their knowledge of management strategies for musculoskeletal conditions through case-based learning of patients with spinal complaints.
HBS1203 - Scientific Basis for Osteopathy 2
|1.||Map the anatomy, histology and embryology of the head, cervical and lumbar spine;|
|2.||Integrate biomechanical principles to spinal movements and to the temporomandibular joint|
|3.||Propose appropriate management for common musculoskeletal conditions affecting the cervical and lumbar spine|
|Case Study||Case-based learning Presentation||15%|
|Practicum||Laboratory Oral Practical Examination: 15 mins)||40%|
|Test||Theory test: Week 1 Content (computer based)||15%|
|Test||Theory test: Final (computer based)||30%|
Clinically oriented anatomy 8th ed.
Moore, K.L., Dalley, A. F. & Agur, A. M. (2018)
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer
Human Anatomy and Physiology 11th ed.
Marieb, E. N & Hoehn, K (2018)
USA: Pearson Higher Ed
Anatomy and Physiology Coloring Workbook 12th ed.
Marieb, E.N & Brito, S (2017)
Great Britain: Pearson Education Limited
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