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Archived Version 2006 - 2007

Module Title Anatomy I
Module Code SS110
School School of Health & Human Performance

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Module Co-ordinatorDr Noel McCaffreyOffice NumberAG23
Level 1 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Module Aims
This module aims to teach the student 1. the organization of the body 2. tissue classification 3. musculoskeletal embryology 4. neuroanatomy 5. anatomy of the cardiovascular system 6. anatomy of the lymphatic system 7. the anatomy of the thoracic wall and cavity 8. the anatomy of the abdominal wall and cavity 9. the anatomy of the pelvic wall and cavity

Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of this module the student will be able to demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of: 1. how the human body is organised 2. the relationship between tissues, organs and systems 3. the embryological development of the musculoskeletal system 4. the anatomical structure of the thoracic, abdominal and pelvic walls 5. the anatomical features of the thoracic, abdominal and pelvic organs

Indicative Time Allowances
Independent Learning Time 75

Total 75
Assume that a 5 credit module load represents approximately 75 hours' work, which includes all teaching, in-course assignments, laboratory work or other specialised training and an estimated private learning time associated with the module.

Indicative Syllabus
Indicative Syllabus: 1. tissue classification and body organisation 2. musculoskeletal embryology 3. the thoracic wall and cavity 4. the abdominal wall and cavity 5. the pelvic walls and cavity 6. the cardiovascular system 7. the lymphatic system 8. neuroanatomy Core Transferable Skills: · communication · organization
Continuous Assessment40% Examination Weight60%
Indicative Reading List
7 Clinical anatomy for Medical Students (Snell, 1990, Lippincott Williams &Wilkins) 7 Functional Anatomy in Sport (Wanleck, 1990 Mosby Year Book)
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