Neuroanatomy DissectionCode: MED645, Offered By: Research Study Skills
Open To - Faculty of Medicine & Pure Science Only
Semester Taught - Academic Year
This 5 week course comprises practical human brain dissection suitable for PhD students embarking on research in neuroradiology, neurology, psychiatry, psychology and biomedical science.
Researcher Development Framework Categories:
A1) Knowledge base
A2) Cognitive abilities
- Practical experience of human brain dissection
- Use of CAL package on neuroanatomy
- Independent text-book based learning
A practical spotter examination will test students knowledge.
The unit aims to teach a thorough knowledge of human nueroanatomy and secondarily to put this knowledge into a relevant clinical context.
Students will be able to answer questions on:-
1) General features of the brain
2) Osteology of the base of the skull
3) Cranial meninges
4) Blood supply of the brain
5) Brainstem and cranial nerves
6) Orbit, eye and ear
7) Cerebellum and IVth ventricle
8) Olfactory and limbic systems
9) Deep grey-matter nuclei.
They will be competent in:-
1) Practical methods of human brain examination and dissection
2) Knowledge of functional roles of major brain regions
3) Relating neuroanatomical knowledge to clinical pathology
IMPORTANT - You must be able to attend the first session, as this includes the induction. If you cant attend this session, you must inform the Module Leader in advance, or unfortunately you wont be able to attend the rest of the course.
Tues 27th September 2016, 09.30-12.00 (includes induction session)
Tues 4th October 2016, 10.00-12.00
Tues 11th October 2016, 10.00-12.00
Tues 18th October 2016 , 10.00-12.00
Tues 25th October 2016, 10.00-12.00
All sessions will be held within the Dissecting Room, D Floor, Alfred Denny Building.
Dr Tom Farrow
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