Anatomy MSIV Courses

Fourth-Year Clerkship Director

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APG Graduate Education Courses

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Course #: ATR 4110 Neuroanatomy Clerkship

Duration: 4

Hours: 5

Grading: (Pass/Fail)

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 Anatomy Teaching Elective

Course Type: C

Department: Dept of Anatomy, Physiology, and Genetics (APG)

Duration: 4 (One Block/Round) or 8 (Two Blocks/Rounds)

Hours: 4 (One Block/Round) or 8 (Two Blocks/Rounds)

Grading: (Honors/Pass/Fail)

Course Description: Students will assist Dr. Alan Seyfer and the Anatomy/Surgical Faculty members in teaching anatomy in the School of Medicine First-Year Gross Anatomy Course.  The lectures are held in Lecture Hall E and the labs are held in the Anatomical Teaching Laboratory, USUHS (Ground Floor).  The senior student participates as a junior faculty member, teaching cadaver dissections to the first-year medical students, performing prosections, leading small group reviews, and presenting their prosections to the faculty members and their classmates – all under the direct supervision of the anatomy/surgical faculty members. 

Comments: Participation must be approved in advance by Dr. Seyfer via email- alan.seyfer@usuhs.edu. Early sign-up is recommended since the number of participants is limited. 

Site:  Anatomical Teaching Laboratory (ATL), USUHS

 

Course #: ATR 4780 Advanced Anatomy - Cadaver Dissection Review

Course Type: S

Department: Dept of Anatomy, Physiology, and Genetics (APG)

Duration: 4 (One Block/Round) or 8 (Two Blocks/Rounds)

Hours: 8

Grading: (Honors/Pass/Fail)

Course Description: The student performs independent cadaver dissections on a preserved cadaver under the supervision of Dr. Seyfer. The elective provides experiences that are appropriate for an upcoming internship or residency.  The goal is to review pertinent anatomy and other skills that are needed in PGY1.  The elective can be tailored to the individual student’s choice of specialty or subspecialty. 

Comments: Participation must be approved in advance by Dr. Seyfer via email- alan.seyfer@usuhs.edu. Early sign-up is recommended since the number of participants is limited.

Site: Anatomical Teaching Laboratory (ATL), USUHS