Course #: ATR 4110 Neuroanatomy Clerkship
Course Description: Provide opportunity for student to carry out integrated review of head & neck anatomy with functional neuroanatomy. Practical application of anatomical knowledge in relation to clinical medicine is stressed. Students enrolled in clerkship can assist in teaching in the Clinical Head and Neck Anatomy and Functional Neuroscience course and participate in faculty reviews. Independent cadaver dissection of head & neck region, study of gross brain, slices & CNS myelin-stained slides. Utilize USU computer modules on head neck and CNS anatomy. Comments: Interactive software on head and neck modules, functional neuroscience and lesion localization & radiology support this process.
Course #: ATR 4140 Human Anatomy
Course Description: Students will assist Dr. Alan Seyfer in teaching anatomy in the dissecting laboratory, participating as a junior faculty member.
Comments: This course must be registered with Dr. Seyfer at (301) 295-0441.
Course #: ATR 4780 Cadaver Dissection Review
Course Description: The focus of this elective can be on the Head/Neck, Chest, Abdomen, or Back & Extremities - or a review of all of these areas. The student will perform dissections on a preserved cadaver that is procured for this elective and the dissections are guided by the MS-1 dissector that was issued to the student during the first year course. The student's progress during these independent dissections is reported to Dr. Seyfer weekly and his help can also be obtained if needed. Dr. Seyfer will help guide the student in planning the dissections and will approve the dissections before they are done. Students can perform dissections and study structures that relate to their chosen specialty or to surgical procedures such as neck dissection, laparotomy, thoracotomy, or back and extremity operations.
Comments: This is an MS IV elective that is intended to review pertinent clinical anatomy before entering any type of internship/residency training. It is of value regardless of what specialty the student will enter.