Musculoskeletal Anatomy for Podiatry
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.
- Semester 1 - 2016
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
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.
- Anatomical Terminology
- Skeleton - Overview
- Bones - Overview
- Joints and Muscles - Overview
- Shoulder and Arm
- Elbow, Forearm
- Hand and Wrist
- Upper Limb - Nerves & Vessels
- Pelvis, pelvic wall and floor
- Urinary and reproductive systems
- Hip and Thigh
- Leg, Ankle and Foot
- Lower Limb - Nerves & Vessels
- Vertebral Column and Thoracic Walls
- Axial Musculature
- Cardiovascular system
- Respiratory system
- Abdominal wall and digestive system
- Neuroanatomy: brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves
- Head and Neck
This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Podiatry or Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science programs.
In Term Test: Mid semester test x2
In Term Test: Laboratory examination Practical Anatomy
Quiz: Online Quiz
Formal Examination: Final Examination *
* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.
In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:
General Course Requirements:
- Laboratory: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions.
Course Assessment Requirements:
- Formal Examination: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.
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 in week 10.
Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks