HBO2007 Biomedical Science for Osteopathy 7 strengthens students' ability to recognize the relevant biomedical science concepts for presenting complaints by applying them to conditions affecting the thorax. This unit is different in focus to previous Biomedical Science for Osteopathy units. There is a shift from considering somatic causes for pain to visceral causes from the thoracic viscera. Students develop their understanding of pain through reviewing pain pathways and examining mechanisms of referred and chronic pain. Students are introduced to actions of pharmacological agents and consider those applicable for conditions affecting the thorax.
HBO2006 - Biomedical Science for Osteopathy 6
|1.||Map the anatomy, histology and embryology of the thorax|
|2.||Relate the physiological processes of the thoracic viscera|
|3.||Articulate mechanisms involved in viscera as a source of pain|
|4.||Integrate biomechanical principles to movements of the thorax|
|5.||Review common conditions affecting the thorax and thoracic viscera and list appropriate management|
|6.||Propose relevant pharmacological interventions for conditions affecting thorax|
|Case Study||CBL Worksheet||15%|
|Practicum||Anatomy Practical Demonstration: viva||25%|
|Test||Theory Paper: Week 1 Content (computer based)||20%|
|Test||Theory Paper: Final (computer based)||40%|
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