Module Title:Anatomy 1
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 2 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: This module will be taught in 3 hours theory and 4 hours of practical per week. Students may access the material via Blackboard in advance of theory and practical classes to facilitate active learning. Lectures will discuss the module content with an emphasis on the clinical application of anatomical knowledge learnt and practiced in practical class. Practical classes will incorporate identification, description, palpation and the functional workings of the relevant anatomical structures of the upper limb, neck and head.
Module Aim: To provide the student with an understanding of the anatomical structures of the upper limb, neck and head.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Identify the relevant anatomy of the upper limb, neck and head.
LO2 Describe the relevant anatomy of the upper limb, neck and head.
LO3 Palpate relevant anatomical structures of the upper limb, neck and head.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

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Requirements
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Theory
An introduction to anatomy and its terminology. The anatomy of the upper limb, neck and head will be discussed under the following headings; 1. Osteology 2. Athrology 3. Myology 4. Neurology 5. Angiology
Practical
Students will learn to identify, describe and palpate relevant anatomical structures of the upper limb, neck and head.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment30.00%
Practical70.00%
Special Regulation
Students must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in the practical component.
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Multiple Choice Questions Continuous assessments in MCQ format will be scheduled throughout semester worth a total of 30% 1,2 30.00 n/a
No Project
Practical
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation 2 practicals worth 20% and 50% respectively, will constitute the 70% practical mark. Students will be required to identify, describe and palpate relevant anatomical structures of the upper limb, neck and head. 1,2,3 70.00 n/a
No End of Module Formal Examination

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Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 12 Weeks per Stage 3.00
Practicals 12 Weeks per Stage 4.00
Independent Learning 15 Weeks per Stage 2.73
Total Hours 125.00
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_SASRA_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Sports Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy 1 Mandatory
CW_SAPHS_C Higher Certificate in Science in Physiology and Health Science 1 Mandatory