This unit of study introduces students to functional anatomy. After a brief introduction to anatomical principles, , terminology, bones, joints, muscles, vessels and nerves; students learn gross, and some surface anatomy of the thorax, abdomen and pelvis. The following regions are studied in detail: thoracic cage, pleura and lungs, heart, mediastinal structures, abdominal wall, pelvic girdle, gastrointestinal organs, urinary organs and reproductive organs. The relevance of anatomy to medicine is highlighted via common clinical scenarios. Virtual practical classes via zoom involve exposure to illustrations of bones, models and slides human cadaver dissected/prosected specimens.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):