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Embryology, anatomy and pathophysiology (6 points)


Leader: Mr Peter Coombs

Clayton First semester 2003 (OCL)
Clayton Second semester 2003 (OCL)
Clayton First semester 2004 (OCL)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: This unit explores the events of embryonic development and the embryonic development of the digestive, urinary, reproductive and endocrine systems. The gross, topographical and sectional anatomy of the organs and pathophysiologic concepts and specific pathophysiologic processes associated with the digestive, urinary, reproductive and endocrine systems will also be addressed. A key component of the unit is the development of image recognition skills in relation to the cross-sectional, coronal and sagittal display of these organs and structures.

Assessment: Written examination (2.5 hours): 50% + Two assignments: 30% + Sectional anatomy recognition examination (1 hour): 20%

Off-campus attendance requirements: Recommended attendance at a one day workshop at the Clayton campus

Prerequisites: Entry into the Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound course

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