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SUAN702 Lower Limb and Pelvis

Anatomy of the lower limb and pelvis relevant to the clinical practice of surgery and radiology. Includes regional cadaver dissection.

The PGDipSurgAnat offers medical graduates interested in pursuing a career in surgery or radiology the opportunity to study and obtain a higher qualification in clinically relevant anatomy.

Paper title Lower Limb and Pelvis
Paper code SUAN702
Subject Surgical Anatomy
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,692.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,125.00

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Pre or Corequisite
SUAX 701 or SUAN 701
Limited to
PGDipSurgAnat
Teaching Arrangements
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  • Develop a sound knowledge of clinical anatomy relevant to common operative and interventional procedures
  • Understand and be able to discuss surgically relevant regional anatomy (what structures are encountered in each region, their key anatomical relationships, course and direction, and what human anatomical variations are commonly encountered)
  • Develop a familiarity with the anatomy of common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and common surgical operations - in particular, safe instrumentation and surgical access, specific anatomical hazards or common operative approaches or techniques, and common/serious anatomical errors
  • Develop an awareness of the principles of developmental anatomy, structure, histology and function of organs and structures
  • Develop the tools required to undertake their own research into areas of speciality-specific anatomy
Course outline
Eligibility
Applicants must have a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) degree from a university in New Zealand or an equivalent overseas qualification and must be registered with the Medical Council of New Zealand (or equivalent).
Contact
Anatomy Office
Room 231, 2nd Floor
Lindo Ferguson Building (LFB)
Phone: 479 7362
Email: kathryn.mcclea@anatomy.otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
2017 Teaching Staff to be confirmed -“ please contact the Department for more information.
Paper Structure
Six weeks distance learning; one week residential teaching.
Textbooks
Essential:
  • McMinn, Last's Anatomy: Regional and Applied (9th edn)
Highly Recommended:
  • Drake et al, Gray's Anatomy for Students (2010)
Highly Recommended:
  • Gilroy et al, Thieme Atlas of Anatomy (2008)
    or
  • Agur & Dalley, Grant's Atlas of Anatomy (12th edn)
    or
  • Netter, Atlas of Human Anatomy (4th edn)
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Moodle

Anatomy of the lower limb and pelvis relevant to the clinical practice of surgery and radiology. Includes regional cadaver dissection.

The PGDipSurgAnat offers medical graduates interested in pursuing a career in surgery or radiology the opportunity to study and obtain a higher qualification in clinically relevant anatomy.

Paper title Lower Limb and Pelvis
Paper code SUAN702
Subject Surgical Anatomy
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (15 January 2018 - 21 April 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,746.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,490.00

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Pre or Corequisite
SUAX 701 or SUAN 701
Limited to
PGDipSurgAnat
Eligibility
Applicants must have a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB) degree from a university in New Zealand or an equivalent overseas qualification and must be registered with the Medical Council of New Zealand (or equivalent).
Contact
Anatomy Office
Room 231, 2nd Floor
Lindo Ferguson Building (LFB)
Phone: 479 7362
Email: kathryn.mcclea@anatomy.otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
2018 Teaching Staff to be confirmed - please contact the Department for more information.
Paper Structure
Six weeks distance learning; one week residential teaching.
Teaching Arrangements
Textbooks
Essential:
  • McMinn, Last's Anatomy: Regional and Applied (9th edn)
Highly Recommended:
  • Drake et al, Gray's Anatomy for Students (2010)
Highly Recommended:
  • Gilroy et al, Thieme Atlas of Anatomy (2008)
    or
  • Agur & Dalley, Grant's Atlas of Anatomy (12th edn)
    or
  • Netter, Atlas of Human Anatomy (4th edn)
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  • Develop a sound knowledge of clinical anatomy relevant to common operative and interventional procedures
  • Understand and be able to discuss surgically relevant regional anatomy (what structures are encountered in each region, their key anatomical relationships, course and direction, and what human anatomical variations are commonly encountered)
  • Develop a familiarity with the anatomy of common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and common surgical operations - in particular, safe instrumentation and surgical access, specific anatomical hazards or common operative approaches or techniques, and common/serious anatomical errors
  • Develop an awareness of the principles of developmental anatomy, structure, histology and function of organs and structures
  • Develop the tools required to undertake their own research into areas of speciality-specific anatomy

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (15 January 2018 - 21 April 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Moodle