Available in 2022
Course code

HUBS2103

Units

10 units

Level

2000 level

Course handbook

Description

The course consists of a series of lectures and laboratories on the functional anatomy of the nervous system, thorax, abdomen and pelvis. Areas emphasised are those most important in Medical Radiation Science, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy practice.


Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2022

Learning outcomes

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

1. Describe the structure of the major organs in the head, chest and abdomen (Gross Anatomy and Histology)

2. Describe the relationship to other organs and its surface anatomy.

3. Describe the blood supply, venous and lymphatic drainage.

4. Understand how the organ's structure relates to its function, i.e. its physiology.


Content

  1. Introduction to the nervous system, its development and the relevant anatomy of the skull and vertebral column
  2. Face, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and neck
  3. Surface features, meninges, vasculature and ventricular system of the brain
  4. Cerebral cortex, and deep nuclei of the brain
  5. Brainstem and cranial nerves
  6. Cerebellum
  7. Spinal cord organisation and the autonomic nervous system
  8. Spinal cord motor and sensory pathways, including pain pathways
  9. Chest wall, breathing mechanics and mediastinal divisions
  10. Heart structure, including pericardium, blood supply and conducting system
  11. Pleural cavities and the lungs, including pulmonary circulation
  12. Lung lobes and bronchopulmonary segments
  13. Neck and upper respiratory tract (pharynx, larynx and sinuses)
  14. Structure, surface anatomy and imaging of major organs of the abdomen
  15. Blood supply, innervation, venous and lymphatic drainage of the gut
  16. Structure, surface anatomy of the kidney and urinary system
  17. Blood supply, innervation, venous and lymphatic drainage of the urinary system
  18. Pelvic contents and perineum

Assumed knowledge

HUBS1105 Musculoskeletal Anatomy and HUBS1401 or HUBS1403


Assessment items

In Term Test: End of semester Laboratory exam *

Formal Examination: Final exam *

In Term Test: Mid-Semester 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:

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

Contact hours

Callaghan

Lecture

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

Practical

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 13 Weeks

Review sessions will be held for students returning from placement. Practical Examination to be held week 13.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.