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Course Detail for PA-522-02

ID Name (credits) Time Instructor
PA-522-02 Medical Anatomy and Physiology (4 ) 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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Swanchak, Lori E

course delivered at The Commonwealth Medical College Medical Anatomy and Physiology is an intense eight-week course that will take thestudent through the anatomical and physiological aspects of the human body via asystems-based approach. The instructional material will be presented in a multidisciplinary format to foster the integration of the basic disciplines of Gross Anatomy (full cadaver dissection), Histology, Embryology, Clinical Anatomy (which willinclude the surface anatomy and the physical examination), Radiological Anatomy, and Case based Physiology. The integration of these disciplines requires lectures, tutorials, and clinical case lectures as well as active learning with dissection experiences in the Gross Anatomy Laboratory, examining surface anatomy on Standardized Patients or simulation models and conducting a physical examinationin the Clinical Skills and Simulation Center. Students will also learn how to "read" normal medical images and locate important geographic landmarks within the body.


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