Musculoskeletal Anatomy for Podiatry

Description

Provides an introduction to the functional anatomy of the human body with emphasis on the musculoskeletal system, thorax, abdomen, pelvis, peripheral vasculature and major nerve trunks. This course contributes to the broad biomedical science foundation required for health graduates. In addition, it provides a firm basis for later courses in advanced anatomy.

Availability

Ourimbah

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Anatomical terminology and the skeleton

2. Upper limb musculature, joint structure, vasculature and innervation

3. Lower limb, musculature, joint structure, vasculature and innervation

4. Axial musculature

5. General anatomy of the thorax, abdomen and pelvis.

Content

  1. Anatomical Terminology
  2. Skeleton - Overview
  3. Bones - Overview
  4. Joints and Muscles - Overview
  5. Shoulder and Arm
  6. Elbow, Forearm
  7. Hand and Wrist
  8. Upper Limb - Nerves & Vessels
  9. Pelvis, pelvic wall and floor
  10. Urinary and reproductive systems
  11. Hip and Thigh
  12. Knee
  13. Leg, Ankle and Foot
  14. Lower Limb - Nerves & Vessels
  15. Vertebral Column and Thoracic Walls
  16. Axial Musculature
  17. Cardiovascular system
  18. Respiratory system
  19. Abdominal wall and digestive system
  20. Neuroanatomy: brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves
  21. Head and Neck

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Podiatry or Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science programs.

Assessment Items

In Term Test: Mid semester test #1

In Term Test: Laboratory examination Practical Anatomy

Quiz: Online Quiz

Formal Examination: Final Examination

Contact Hours

Laboratory

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

There will be a trip to Callaghan for a wet anatomy practical class scheduled when venue availability is known.

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks