Gross anatomy of the human body considering the thoracic cavity and wall; heart; lungs; mediastinum; the abdomen, including the abdominal wall; GI tract; accessory GI organs; blood and nerve supply; pelvis, including the renal system; male and female anatomy; and neck, face, head and cranial nerves. The laboratory portion of the course covers cadaver dissection. Correlations will be made to various clinical presentations using a computer case-based program and instructor presentation of cases. The cases will emphasize clinical presentation related to Gross Anatomy & Embryology II with contributions from other courses in trimester two when appropriate. Additionally, this course will cover embryologic development of the head & neck, nervous system, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, digestive system, renal system, urinary system, reproductive system, and bone marrow hematopoesis of the human body. This course will also emphasize congenital birth defects that the chiropractor may be presented with in a clinical setting.
PREREQUISITE: Gross Anatomy & Embryology I