Surgical Anatomy based on RACS Part 1 (SURG5034)

UNIT OF STUDY

The aim of this course is to prepare the student for the Anatomy component of the Part 1 examination of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Each of the 8 modules has three components: i) Identification of tagged anatomical structures in wet prosections of the anatomical area for the session ii) Multiple choice question (MCQ) exercises iii) "Spot" questions on anatomical prosection photographs The methodology used in the latter two components is similar to that used by RACS in the Part 1 examination. The 8 modules comprise: upper limb (2), lower limb (2), head and neck (4), thorax (1), abdomen (3), and pelvis (1). Self directed study is required before each of the sessions.

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Classes

13 x 3 hour tutorials and practical classes with exercises

Assessment

Assessment will be based on attendance and participation in weekly classes (40%) and answers to MCQ and Spot questions (60%)

Textbooks

Last's Anatomy 9th Edition. Editor: McMinn

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

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