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PALMER COLLEGE OF CHIROPRACTIC SYLLABUS SPINAL ANATOMY I FALL 2011 (2 Credit Hours) ANAT 51210 00 TH 10:15-11:05 A.M. P206 Division: Life Sciences Chair: Craig Mekow INSTRUCTOR Katherine Manley-Buser, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Associate Professor, Anatomy/Pathology Office: Rm 207, Second Floor, Administration Building Phone: (563) 884-5752 (office); (563) 884-5712 (dept. office) Office Hours: MW 9:20-10:10 a.m.; TF 12:05-12:55 p.m.; F 8:25-9:15 a.m. e-mail: [email protected] website: PREREQUISITES None. CO-REQUISITE WITH None. REQUISITE FOR This course is a prerequisite for Spinal Anatomy II (ANAT 52211, Gross Anatomy II, (ANAT 52204), Neuroanatomy II (ANAT 61206), Organ Histology (ANAT 61205), and Palpation (TECH 61602). COURSE DESCRIPTION This course provides an introduction to the spinal column, focusing on the osteology of the spine and thoracic cage. Material on the integumentary system, general skeletal anatomy, and arthrology will also be presented. COURSE GOALS Competent practice of chiropractic rests on a comprehensive knowledge of the anatomy of the vertebral column. It is the purpose of this course to acquaint the
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student with the detailed osteology of the column and thoracic cage. This will provide a foundation, upon which Spinal II will build, to study the gross anatomy of the entire vertebral column, head, and neck. The student is also expected to gain an understanding of the macroscopic and microscopic anatomy of bones and the integumentary system, as well as a basic knowledge of joint anatomy and its classification. COMPETENCIES Attitude Student will be expected to: attend all scheduled classes, equipped with the appropriate topic outlines and associated diagrams; demonstrate an awareness of the course calendar, especially in regard to scheduled quizzes and examinations. Knowledge Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to: describe the anatomy and function of the specific organs comprised by the integumentary system; recognize specific pathologies of the integumentary system; identify the features of a generic bone, at both the macroscopic and microscopic level; describe the processes of bone development, maintenance, and healing; classify bone articulations as to degree of movement allowed and specific joint architecture; recognize specific pathologies of the skeletal system; identify specific features of the individual bones of the vertebral column and thoracic cage; describe the general characteristics of the thoracic cage and individual regions of the vertebral column, and the relation among these regions and the thoracic cage. Skills Student will demonstrate the ability to appropriately budget time between this course and other commitments, both on and off campus. Clinical
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