Clayton First semester 2008 (Day)
An introduction to human anatomy and histology, the concept of primary tissues, the basic embryology of the nervous, cardio-vascular, gastrointestinal and musculoskeletal systems. Practical classes in which the anatomy of different regions is discussed in relation to prosections, X-rays, CT scans etc. Classes finish with a group discussion in which the clinical relevance of the anatomy is reviewed.
At the completion of this unit, students will;
- have a comprehensive, but not necessarily detailed, knowledge and understanding of
- The macroscopic structure and functions of the regions and systems of the human body
- The microscopic structure and function of the cell types and tissues of which the human body is constructed
- The embryological development of the human body
- understand anatomical and related medical terminology;
- use anatomical and related medical terminology effectively in verbal and written communication;
- demonstrate observational and descriptive skills in relation to histological slides, dissected anatomical specimens and radiographs; and
- work effectively as a member of a learning team.
Theory examinations: 70%
Practical examination: 30%
Must be enrolled in Bachelor of Biomedical Science, Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics or Diploma of Health Sciences