Available in 2017, 2018

Course handbook

Description

This course will provide students with an understanding of the anatomical structures of the human body. It consists of a series of lectures and laboratories covering functional anatomy of the human body including the musculoskeletal system, nervous system, cardiovascular system, thorax, abdomen and pelvis. Areas emphasised are those that will prepare students for a career in research that focuses on the major body systems. The course will also prepare students for subsequent careers in any of the health science disciplines.


Availability2017 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2017
  • Semester 2 - 2018

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Describe, for major organs and structures in the head, limbs, chest, abdomen and pelvis: - their structure (Gross Anatomy), - their relationship to other organs and their surface anatomy, - their blood supply, nerve supply, as well as its venous drainage, and - how the organ's structure relates to its function (i.e. it's physiology).


Content

This course will cover the following:

  1. Introduction to the anatomy laboratory
  2. Overview of the skeleton and joints
  3. Upper limb and lower limb anatomy
  4. Anatomy of the vasculature
  5. Anatomy of the thorax
  6. Anatomy of the abdomen
  7. Anatomy of the urinary system
  8. Pelvic anatomy
  9. Anatomy of the brain and nervous system

Assessment items

In Term Test: Intra-semester exam *

In Term Test: Laboratory examination *

Formal Examination: Final exam *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.


Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Formal Examination: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
  • In Term Test: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
  • In Term Test: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.

Contact hours

Callaghan

Laboratory

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 25 hour(s) per Term Full Term

2 hrs for 12 weeks and a 1 hr in-term examination