ANAT 391 Introduction to Cadaveric Dissection
Dr. Michael Adams, Olivia Giovannetti, Diane Tomalty
ANAT 391 Introduction to Cadaveric Dissection is a course on human macro and microdissection that uses a series of carefully curated online modules, group learning activities, assignments, and inquiry-based learning to enable students to explore the process of human dissection and discover the value of teaching anatomy using dissected human specimens. Through active and collaborative learning, students will need to apply knowledge from previous anatomy courses in addition to practical skills taught via online modules and in-person sessions, to dissect an assigned human cadaveric specimen. The function of dissection is to reveal all possible structures and associated anatomical landmarks of a named dissection goal. Students will need to think critically to complete their dissections and present their findings to their peers. A focus will be on contextualizing the dissected work in the broader field of anatomical education.
Minimum 3rd year (level 3) standing, minimum standing of B+ in one of [(ANAT 100/3.0; ANAT 101/3.0; AND ANAT 380/3.0); (ANAT 215/3.0 and ANAT 216/3.0); (ANAT 315/3.0 and ANAT 316/3.0)].
Blended format with materials, communication, and assignment submissions all via the learning management system as well as in-person lab sessions for practical work and presentations.