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Unit of study_

Musculoskeletal Anatomy - ANAT3008

Year - 2018

The unit provides an opportunity for students to study the topographical and systems anatomy of the upper limb, lower limb and the back regions. Emphasis is placed upon the identification and description of structures and the correlation of structure with function. This includes for the upper limb, its role in manipulation, for the lower limb standing and walking and for the back flexible support and protection. Emphasis is also given to the innervation of the limbs. The unit also aims to develop the general skills of observation, description, drawing, writing and discussion as applying to biological structure.

Two 1-hour lectures, two 2-hour tutorials per week

One 90 minute paper (70%), one 60 minute paper (30%)

Additional information
BMedSc degree students: You must have successfully completed BMED2401 and an additional 12cp from BMED240X before enrolling in this unit.

Assumed knowledge
Human biology; BIOL1XX8 or BIOL1XX3 or MEDS1X01


12cp (from ANAT2XXX, PHSI2XXX, MEDS 2XXX, PSYC2XXX or BIOL2XXX) or (BMED2401 and BMED2402)




Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Anatomy and Histology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Richard Ward
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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