Elements of general and functional anatomy

wfarm1009  2020-2021  Bruxelles Woluwe

Elements of general and functional anatomy
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
3 credits
30.0 h
Main themes
Principal themes: The principal themes covered in order to meet these objectives are: - key anatomical concepts (spatial construction, terminology, regions, systems, anatomical references, etc. ) - an introduction to systems. The course will construct the human body, system by system, emphasizing the topographical and functional interdependence of the structures studied.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 On completion of this item, the student will have learned all the basic morphological data necessary to acquire a three-dimensional representation of different systems in the human body. He will be capable of precisely locating a structure. He will have mastered the anatomical principles essential to understanding courses in physiology, semiology and pathology specific to his special studies program.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Content: - general principles; the osteoarticular system, muscles and the locomotor function; - the heart, vessels, peripheral nerves, lymph nodes and principal veins. - thoracic and abdominal organs, in order to understand the respiratory, cardiac, digestive and urogenital functions. Methods: a lecture, illustrated mainly by the projection of anatomical images. The lecture will focus on describing anatomical data in terms of functional, medical and paramedical perspectives. Some principles of pathology will be considered, mainly directed towards pharmacists.
Other information
Reference documents and working tools: Syllabus and/or book(s) Atlas - CD-Roms: use of the informatics tools available to study the body in three-dimensional terms will be encouraged. Management: Management ensured by full-tenure staff Prerequisites: Assessment methods: Written examination Contact details for lecturer: Prof. Pierre Gianello Experimental Surgery Unit Avenue Hippocrate 55 - 1200 Brussels Tel.: 02/764.55.86 e-mail: gianello@chex.ucl.ac.be
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Pharmacy

Bachelor in Biomedicine