PAM 409: Human Anatomy

Course Description An integrated lecture-laboratory course in gross anatomy designed to provide an understanding of the structural and functional anatomy of the human body relevant to the needs of the physician assistant. Clinical problems are used to highlight the importance of anatomy to the understanding of the clinical sciences. Sections covered include general anatomical concepts, central nervous system, upper extremities and back, head and neck, thorax and abdomen, perineum, pelvis and lower extremities. The laboratory component of the course entails a combination of prosection demonstrations in a cadaver lab and sessions in the computer lab.
Credits 4