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AN5001: APPLIED ANATOMY: UPPER LIMB (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This applied anatomy course is designed for anyone wishing to refresh or enhance their knowledge of functional and applied anatomy for their own interest or for academic development. Attendees will include, but are not limited to: clinicians, allied healthcare professionals, science graduates, and anatomists. The course will begin with structured, online self-study resources with clear guidance to focus your preparation for 2 days of intensive face to face workshops, working with the cadaveric material. Knowledge and understanding will be assessed mainly by practical and written examination. A non-credit awarding option without formal assessment is also available. At the end of the course, attendees would be able to gain a applied/working knowledge of the structure and function of the upper limb.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Shahida Shahana

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This applied anatomy course is designed for anyone wishing to refresh or enhance their knowledge of functional and applied anatomy for their own interest or for academic development. Attendees will include, but are not limited to: clinicians, allied healthcare professionals, science graduates, and anatomists. The course will begin with structured, online self-study resources with clear guidance to focus your preparation for 2 days of intensive face to face workshops, working with the cadaveric material. Knowledge and understanding will be assessed mainly by practical and written examination. A non-credit awarding option without formal assessment is also available. At the end of the course, attendees would be able to gain a applied/working knowledge of the structure and function of the upper limb.

 Our online virtual learning resources include; commercial interactive 3D digital anatomy (Primal Pictures: AnatomyTV), cadaveric-based full body dissection videos (Acland’s Anatomy) and bespoke anatomy content. An online self-assessment system will help you to reflect on your own knowledge and also to prepare you for the face-to-face workshops, consisting of: cadaveric-based small group practical sessions augmented by brief keynote applied and clinical anatomy presentations.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Practical examination (40%), written examination (30%), 300-word reflective report (30%).

Formative Assessment

Multiple choice question examinations.

Feedback

Automated feedback after each formative examinations.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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