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BIOS5090: Clin Oriented Musculoskeletal Anatomy (2013 - Semester 1)

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Unit: BIOS5090: Clinically Oriented Musculoskeletal Anatomy A (6 CP)
Mode: Normal-Day
On Offer: Yes
Level: Postgraduate
Faculty/School: Discipline of Biomedical Science
Unit Coordinator/s: Dr Willis, Catherine
Session options: Semester 1
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Campus: Cumberland
Pre-Requisites: None.
Brief Handbook Description: This unit of study meets the needs of students seeking a basic knowledge of the gross structure of the musculoskeletal system of the human body. The structures studied have been carefully selected to support the knowledge required by health practitioners and there is particular emphasis on the functional applications of knowledge within the framework of clinical situations. A study of the gross anatomy of the upper limb and histological features of the musculoskeletal system or a study of the gross anatomy of the lower limb, torso and head and neck are currently available. The unit includes laboratory classes where tissues from cadavers are examined in detail: attendance at such classes are required for this unit. Instructional methodology will include: lectures, practical classes, CD-ROM-based learning support packages and online.
Assumed Knowledge: None.
Timetable: BIOS5090 Timetable
T&L Activities: 3hr lectures, 2hr practicals/week
Assessment Description: mid semester practical exam (20%), end semester written exam (45%) practical exam (20%), quizzes (15%)
Grade Type Description
Standards Based Assessment Final grades in this unit are awarded at levels of HD for High Distinction, DI (previously D) for Distinction, CR for Credit, PS (previously P) for Pass and FA (previously F) for Fail as defined by University of Sydney Assessment Policy. Details of the Assessment Policy are available on the Policies website at . Standards for grades in individual assessment tasks and the summative method for obtaining a final mark in the unit will be set out in a marking guide supplied by the unit coordinator.

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Master of Occupational Therapy 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

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