Advanced Multiplanar Anatomy B (MRTY5091)

UNIT OF STUDY

Detailed anatomy of the brain is presented in this unit. The regions studied are the brain stem, cranial nerves and nuclei, cerebellum, diencephalon, cerebral hemisphere and cortex, basal ganglia, limbic system, ventricular system and the blood supply. The practical component involves interpretation of soft copy MR images. The advantage of specific planes with respect to the demonstration of specific pathologies will be discussed. While this unit is targeted at professionals working with CT and/or MRI, it could also be directly relevant to professionals working with SPECT and those using CT and MR images in radiation therapy planning. A basic knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy is assumed. The delivery will be in distance education mode and will utilise a range of media, including printed material.

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Classes

Distance education

Assessment

Two major and one minor web based assessments with a range of true/false MCQ multiple answers, fill in missing blank style questions (100%)

Textbooks

Printed material containing anatomy descriptions are supplied in this unit of study

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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