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.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
The Test evaluates key concepts of the anatomy of the central nervous system (CNS), providing timely feedback to students at end of week one of the block.?The Group Presentation requires students to work collaboratively to present a common condition affecting the CNS, during class. The Case Study Analysis is an integrated assessment based on a short CNS clinical case vignettes, in which students respond to multiple-format questions ranging from MCQs to short answer. The Multi-Station Lab Exercise assesses students' knowledge of CNS anatomy, function and neurological conditions using specimens, histology slides and models explored in their laboratory classes and workshops.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):