516 Human Gross Anatomy
COURSE DIRECTOR: Robert T. Binhammer, PhD

FACULTY:
Keely Cassidy, PhD
Travis McCumber, PhD
Samantha Simet, PhD

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The organization of the human body and the way in which anatomical relationships serve as a basis for function are studied in this course. The medical aspects of the structural and functional organization of the human body are also a focus of attention. The course will consist of daily team based learning exercises from 11:00am-12:30pm and supervised laboratory dissection from 1:00-5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The major learning experience occurs in the laboratory where teaching consists of small group discussions.

TEXT: Students are strongly urged to bring any appropriate gross anatomy text with them. The student should be familiar with this text to facilitate understanding of materials already studied. It is also strongly urged to bring notes previously used.

DISSECTION GUIDE: A copy of the dissection guide used at the University of Nebraska Medical Center will be furnished to the student and is available on computers at every dissection table in an online form with links to images from the Netter Atlas.

LAB SUPPLIES: As part of the fee, we supply the dissection guide, dissection tools and rubber gloves. Used scrub suits are available without cost.

EXAMINATIONS: Examinations over the didactic components of this course will be given as multiple choice questions in the format of the USMLE. The examinations over the practical components of the course consist of identification of structure, radiographic anatomy, osteology, and functional implications of material covered in the gross anatomy laboratories.

Week

Day

Team Based Learning – 11:00am to 12:30pm

Instructor

1

Monday

6/5

Scapular region (p. 688-713) – Quiz 1

Dr. Binhammer

 

Tuesday 6/6

Pectoral region (p. 688-713), Back, vertebral column, spinal cord demo* (p. 440-507) – Quiz 2

Dr. Binhammer

 

Wednesday 6/7

Arm and anterior forearm (p. 713-744) – Quiz 3

Dr. Binhammer

 

Thursday 6/8

Hand and posterior forearm (p. 744-793) – Quiz 4

Dr. Binhammer

 

Friday

 6/9

Joints of upper limb demo* (p. 793-819) – Quiz 5

Dr. Binhammer

2

Monday 6/12

Exam 1 – Back and Upper Limb – 9:00am

Face and Scalp (p. 842-864) – Quiz 7

Dr. McCumber

 

Tuesday 6/13

Cranial cavity, removal of brains* (p. 865-878) – Quiz 8

Dr. McCumber

 

Wednesday 6/14

Orbit, ear demo* (p. 889-914; 966-980) – Quiz 9

All

 

Thursday 6/15

Posterior triangle of neck (p. 982-999) – no quiz

All

 

Friday

6/16

Anterior triangle of neck (p. 999-1011) – Quiz 10

All

3

Monday 6/19

Infratemporal fossa (p. 914-928) – Quiz 11

Dr. Simet

 

Tuesday 6/20

Nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses (p. 955-965); External pharynx (p. 1032-1038) – Quiz 12

Dr. Simet

 

Wednesday 6/21

Oral cavity, root of neck (p. 928-951; 1012-1018); Pterygopalatine fossa* (p. 951-955) – Quiz 13

Dr. Simet

 

Thursday 6/22

Pharynx and Larynx* (p. 1022-1030; 1032-1038) – Quiz 14

Dr. Simet

 

Friday

6/23

Review Day

All

4

Monday 6/26

Exam 2 – Head and Neck – 9:00am

Thoracic wall, pleural cavity, lungs (p. 71-127) – Quiz 15

Dr. Simet

 

Tuesday 6/27

Heart and pericardium (p. 127-160) – Quiz 16

Dr. Simet

 

Wednesday 6/28

Mediastinum (p. 160-180) – Quiz 17

Dr. Cassidy

 

Thursday 6/29

Abdominal wall, inguinal canal* (p. 187-216) – Quiz 18

Dr. Cassidy

 

Friday

6/30

Peritoneum, abdominal viscera (p. 217-290) – Quiz 19

Dr. Cassidy

5

Monday

7/3

Review Day

All

 

Tuesday 7/4

Review Day

All

 

Wednesday 7/5

Abdominal viscera, blood supply (p. 217-290) – Quiz 20

Posterior abdominal wall (p. 290-321) – Quiz 21

Dr. Cassidy

 

Thursday 7/6

Pelvic cavity and viscera (p. 326-402) – Quiz 22

Dr. Cassidy

 

Friday

7/7

Pelvis and perineum demo* (p. 402-438) – Quiz 23

Dr. Cassidy

6

Monday 7/10

Exam 3 – Thorax, Abdomen, Pelvis – 9:00am

Anterior and medial thigh (p. 510-562) – Quiz 24

Dr. McCumber

 

Tuesday 7/11

Gluteal region, hip demo* (p. 584-608; 634-645) – Quiz 25

Dr. McCumber

 

Wednesday 7/12

Leg, knee and ankle demo* (p. 584-608; 634-645) – Quiz 26

Dr. McCumber

 

Thursday 7/13

Foot (p. 609-626; 647-654) – Quiz 27

Dr. McCumber

 

Friday

7/14

Exam 4 – Lower Limb – 9:00am

Dr. McCumber

* Demonstrations of dissections by faculty     

reading assignments from Moore and Dalley, 7th ed.                       

There is no Quiz 6.