Clinically Applied Anatomy Module
Introduction to basic anatomical structures of the upper and lower body and serves as an important underpinning base of knowledge. The scope of the course includes bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments, as well as other tissues related to the musculoskeletal system such as fascia, cartilage, bursae and retinacula. Overall it provides the learner with an applied practical understanding of anatomy which is important to ensure technical competence and safety.
For the module students must achieve the following outcomes:
1) Demonstrate knowledge and the location of basic structural musculoskeletal anatomy.
2) Demonstrate basic practical palpation of musculoskeletal anatomy.
3) Demonstrate basic understanding of the functions of anatomical tissues in the body.
Dr Mike Grice (D.O) is a world-renowned specialist in the field of Anatomy and intrinsic bio-mechanics. He is a Lecturer at the University College Birmingham. Having completed a degree in Osteopathy he undertook further postgraduate studies in clinical anatomy and now tours the world delivering lectures on the subject.