Applied Surgical Anatomy
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- 01782 733658
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- Starting months
- September / October / November / December / January / February / March / May
This module will augment existing structured training programs for surgical trainees by offering academic support for professional training.
A firm grounding in anatomy is a prerequisite for safe and effective surgical practice. This module will augment existing structured training programs for surgical trainees by offering academic support for professional training. The module will extend students beyond acquisition of essential knowledge and skills to also develop the scholarly skills of reflection and critical thinking essential for independent clinical practice.
To acquire a thorough knowledge of anatomy as applied to surgical diagnoses and procedures, as a foundation for understanding and developing the scientific and evidence base of current practice.
The module is aimed at registered healthcare professionals who are in active surgical practice or a related discipline.
This module will cover the scientific basis and scope of clinical anatomy, morphological research and imaging methods, anthropometry, study of systems-based anatomy and clinical applications of anatomical knowledge.
- Abdominal wall and abdominal contents
- Chest, cardiovascular and respiratory anatomy
- Head and neck
- CNS, cranium, spine
- Musculoskeletal system and limbs
- Pelvic and urogenital anatomy
Teaching and assessment
Activities will include: self directed learning, anatomy skills-lab and on-line activities including workshops on regional clinical anatomy, small group work and presentations, case-based discussions and critical appraisal work on the scientific literature.
MODULE SESSION DATES
For module session dates please contact administrator.
- Presentation and report (~33.3%) [January]
- Practical assessment – OSCE/Vivas (~66.6%) [May}
- Unsatisfactory performance results in resit OSCE/Vivas in June