Biomedical Science for Osteopathy 6 expands the students' knowledge of biomedical sciences through application of fundamental principles to the brain, cranial nerves and spinal cord. Patients presenting in osteopathic practice tend to seek care for pain and neurological disturbances, so an understanding of pain processing and neurology is essential. Students are able to strengthen their knowledge of management strategies for neurological and musculoskeletal conditions through case based learning of patients with pain and neurological complaints.
HBO2005 - Biomedical Science for Osteopathy 5
|1.||Outline the gross and microscopic anatomy of the brain, cranial nerves & spinal cord;|
|2.||Explain the key physiological mechanisms underpinning the function of the Central Nervous System and Peripheral Nervous System, including relevant pain and pharmacological considerations; and|
|3.||Conceptually map the epidemiology, patho-anatomy, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation of common neurological conditions.|
|Case Study||CBL Worksheet||20%|
|Practicum||Anatomy Practical Demonstration: viva||30%|
|Test||Theory Test: Week 1 Content (computer based)||10%|
|Test||Theory Test: Final (computer based)||40%|
Human Anatomy & Physiology 11th ed.
Marieb, E. N., & Hoehn, K (2018)
Clinically oriented anatomy 8th ed.
Moore, K.L., Dalley, A. F. & Agur, A. M. (2018)
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer
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