Head and Neck Anatomy
Aims at providing students with a thorough understanding of head and neck anatomy with emphasis on those structures associated with the oral cavity. The course focuses on the anatomy, design and function of structures in the head and neck as they pertain to oral health.
- Semester 2 - 2015
1. The structure and disposition of the bony elements of the skull, cervical, vertebral columns as they relate to the oral cavity
2. The course and distribution of the cranial nerves with emphasis on the facial and trieminal cranial nerves.
3. The structure of the nasal cavity, pharynx, soft palate, and oral cavity
4. The structure of the temporomanidibular joint, organs of hearing and balance
5. The anatomy of the upper and lower jaw, including teeth, gums, and palate
6. The anatomical and neural basis of respiration
- How to study anatomy
- Skull and face
- Skull bones
- Infratemporal fossa
- Facial muscles
- Submandibular region
- TMJ and Jaw Biomechanics
- Pterygopalatine Fossa
- Ear and temporal bone
- Nose and sinuses
- Pharynx and soft palate
- Oral cavity and tongue
- Vasculature of head and neck
- Cranial nerves: general
- Cranial nerves: Trigeminal Nerve
- Brain and Spinal Cord
- Motor and Sensory Systems
- Development of palate and teeth
- Special features of the oral cavity
This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Oral Health program.
HUBS1401 Human Bioscience
In Term Test: Written exams *
In Term Test: Laboratory exam
* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.
In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:
Course Assessment Requirements:
- In Term Test: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course. - Students must gain a mark of 50 or more in the final examination
Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 13 Weeks
Face to Face On Campus 33 hour(s) per Term
3 hours per week for 7 weeks and 2 hours per week for 6 weeks Mid-semester examinations will be scheduled in lecture times.