Course Description: Structure and function of the human body. Study of prosected human cadavers; clinical applications; living anatomy.
Course Objectives: This course will present the gross anatomy of the human body from a regional perspective, utilizing clinical applications as a basis for anatomical understanding. Other disciplines such as physiology, embryology, histology and anthropology will also be included when they assist in anatomical understanding.
The lecture portion of the course will include:
The laboratory/recitation portion of the course includes:
Please note: The lecture, recitation, and laboratory are intimately correlated and inseparable.
Prerequisites: BZ 110 or LIFE 102
Format: 5 credits - 3 hours lecture, one hour recitation, and 2 hours laboratory per week
Semesters Offered: Fall
Required: The Virtual Edge - Human Prosection Guide, 2nd ed. (CD-ROM & laboratory text), Frasier and Giddings; The Visible Human Dissector (CD-ROM), Touch of Life Technologies; BS301 Lecture Handouts, Frasier and Giddings
Optional: Atlases (your choice, but highly recommended) - Atlas of Human Anatomy, Netter; Color Atlas of Anatomy, Rohen and Yokochi
|Weeks 1-4:||Lower Limb
Pelvic girdle/articulations of pelvis, review of nervous system, lumbosacral plexus/blood supply and return of lower limb, nerves, arteries, gluteal region/hip intrinsics, knee, thigh, articulations of the ankle/leg, foot, vertebral column, muscles of back/spinal cord
|Weeks 5-8:||Thorax, Abdomen, and Pelvis
Spinal cord, thoracic wall/lungs and pleura, heart and pericardium, coronary circulation/fetal circulation, abdominal wall/peritoneum, abdominal viscera, blood supply/return of abdominal viscera, male urogenital system, female urogenital system, autonomic nervous system, skull, brain
|Weeks 9-12:||Head and Neck
Arterial supply to head and brain, venous return to head and brain, cerebrospinal fluid production/circulation, cranial nerve overview/cranial nerve VII, muscles of expression, cranial nerve V, muscles of mastication, eye, ear/hearing/vestibular system, neck and cervical viscera, pharynx, larynx, pectoral girdle/articulations of shoulder, pectoral and shoulder muscles
|Weeks 13-15:||Upper Limb
Rotator cuff muscles, axilla and breast, brachial plexus, blood supply and return of upper limb, articulations of elbow/arm, articulations of wrist and hand, forearm, hand