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Introduction to Musculoskeletal Human Anatomy (CHI168)
|Organisational Unit||Psychology, Counselling, Exercise Science and Chiropractic|
|Teaching Timetables||Murdoch S1
|Description||This unit is for students interested in learning anatomical language and improving their knowledge of the neuromusculoskeletal system. Students gain a broad understanding of human neuromusculoskeletal anatomy as well as some basic microanatomical (histology) knowledge of skin, muscle, tendon, bone, cartilage and nerves. Students will study the neuromusculoskeletal system through lectures and cadaveric anatomy laboratory sessions. This unit presents an innovative technology-enhanced approach to learning anatomy and basic histology.|
|Unit Learning Outcomes||1. Correctly interpret and apply anatomical language required when identifying the neuromusculoskeletal structures and functions introduced in this unit.
2. Recognise and analyse the basic histological structures of the skin, connective tissue, bone, skeletal muscle and nervous tissue.
3. Identify and differentiate between structural characteristics of the human skeleton together with the functional actions specific muscles perform on their respective skeletal joints.
4. Classify the anatomical structures of the human neuromusculoskeletal system in the upper and lower limb fascial compartments.
5. Reinterpret anatomical information derived from 2D anatomical sections (sagittal, coronal and horizontal) to create a 3D conceptual interpretation of the relevant anatomical structure
|Timetabled Learning Activities||INTERNAL: 1 x 2 hr lecture per week; Cadaveric Anatomy Laboratory: 1 x 2 hr per week|
|Unit Learning Experiences||Blended learning strategies are employed during the delivery of this unit including moodle and other online digital tools. The online lectures are intended to support and accompany material covered in the essential textbooks for this unit. They do not substitute for wider reading but provide an opportunity to highlight specific details and for class discussion. Tutorials are held each week for 2 hours and provide an opportunity for further discussion or extra activities. The tutorial times are used to develop the skill sets required to complete the practical prosection examiantions at the end of the teaching period. Tutorials are not recorded on Echo360. Attendance at the cadaveric anatomy classes is mandatory. Examining models and cadavers in the laboratory is vitally important in grasping the three-dimensional structure of the human body and the inter-relationship between organs and systems. Photographs of models and cadavers in the laboratory will be used in theory examiantions.
|Exclusions||Students who have completed CHI280, CHI282, CHI2821, CHI255 or CHI234 may not enrol in this unit for credit.|
|Quota||This unit is subject to quota. Rationale: To have sufficient numbers for lab/prac bootcamps.|
|Appears in these Courses/Majors:
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|Internet Access Requirements||Murdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.|