Anatomy of the Individual module (CA42004)

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During this module you will explore the scope of human variation and surface anatomy of the major organs, arteries, nerves and muscles. You will relate these variations to developmental processes and consider their clinical significance. On-line material is used as a basis for weekly in-person interactive sessions. During the in-person sessions you will have the opportunity to investigate structures using ultrasound.

On completion of this module, you should:

  • Have developed an appreciation of the scope of adult human anatomical variation possible
  • Be able to understand the embryological basis of some variants described
  • Be able to relate structural changes to clinical consequences in diagnosis and treatment
  • Be able to identify major surface anatomy landmarks and relate them to underlying structures


This module is available on following courses: