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Approx. 16 hours to complete

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 16 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 5-10 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Introduction

This course has two main aims. The first aim is to teach you the language of medicine, and the second aim is to teach you to learn how to reason in three dimensions. Put in a more simple way, we're asking you to learn how to see and feel what you cannot see....
8 videos (Total 72 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Anatomy of the physical exam6m
Chest surface anatomy12m
Clinical examination of the chest11m
Conventional radiography11m
Computed Tomography (CT)9m
Ultrasound7m
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)8m
4 readings
About the course5m
Meet your instructors5m
Graphic content warning2m
Browser recommendation2m
1 practice exercise
Introduction to anatomy review18m
2 hours to complete

The Lungs

This module aims to solidify your understanding of the relationship between the lungs and the body wall. ...
10 videos (Total 58 min), 1 quiz
10 videos
Lungs4m
Bronchoscopy2m
Pleuroscopy2m
Chest wall (Lab)8m
Chest plate removal (Lab)5m
Lung removal (Lab)8m
Right lung dissection (Lab)4m
Computed Tomography of chest8m
Chest radiography6m
1 practice exercise
Lungs review14m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Mediastinum and Great Vessels

These lectures discus the Mediastinum. Recall the mediastinum is that region of the chest cavity that lies in the middle, between the left and right pleural cavities. ...
4 videos (Total 19 min), 1 quiz
4 videos
Superior mediastinum and thoracic outlet (Lab)8m
Mediastinum (Lab)5m
Posterior mediastinum and diaphragm (Lab)3m
1 practice exercise
Mediastinum review12m
2 hours to complete

Anatomy of the Heart

These lectures discuss the anatomy of the heart....
8 videos (Total 59 min), 1 quiz
8 videos
Cardiac surfaces (Lab)7m
Coronary arteries (Lab)3m
Coronal heart9m
Heart removal (Lab)3m
Heart internal anatomy (Lab)11m
Electrical Conduction System of the Heart (Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Institutes of Health; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)3m
Clinical examination of the chest11m
1 practice exercise
Heart review14m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Anatomy of the Abdomen

These lectures discuss the anatomy of the abdomen. ...
7 videos (Total 50 min), 1 quiz
7 videos
Anatomy of the physical exam (review)6m
Abdomen surface anatomy3m
Abdominal exam7m
McBurney's Incision4m
Abdominal wall6m
Abdomen basics11m
1 practice exercise
Abdomen review20m
1 hour to complete

Abdomen (Mesenteric vessels, retroperitoneum and kidneys)

These lectures discuss the mesenteric vessels, retroperitoneum, and kidneys. ...
3 videos (Total 22 min), 1 quiz
3 videos
Left retroperitoneum7m
Mesenteric vessels8m
1 practice exercise
Mesenteric vessels, retroperitoneum, and kidneys review14m
2 hours to complete

Abdomen (Duodenum and pancreas)

These lectures discuss the duodenum and pancreas. ...
9 videos (Total 59 min), 1 quiz
9 videos
Duodenal and polyp removal2m
Colonoscopy5m
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy10m
Upper abdomen (lab)7m
Duodenum and pancreas8m
Whipple procedure2m
Normal CT abdomen anatomy12m
Renal anatomy5m
1 practice exercise
Duodenum and pancreas review14m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Pelvis and Perineum

These lectures discuss the anatomy of the male and female pelvis and perineum. ...
14 videos (Total 99 min), 2 quizzes
14 videos
Perineum9m
Skeletal pelvis7m
Bladder drainage devices7m
Female perineum6m
Female pelvis6m
Female cystoscopy4m
Female sagittal pelvis7m
Male perineum8m
Male pelvis8m
Male cystoscopy3m
Inguinal ligament and testis6m
Male sagittal pelvis3m
New England Journal of Medicine - Pelvic Examination13m
2 practice exercises
Female pelvis review20m
Male pelvis review14m
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Top Reviews

By DEMar 16th 2018

The inclusion of clinical procedures and cadaver presentations were much appreciated. Overall a great class. One I am certain I will re-take and review.

By EGFeb 28th 2018

Outstanding course and instructors. Simply the best human dissection instruction I have received throughout my academic studies. Again, well done.

Instructors

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Charles Duncan

Professor of Neurosurgery, Pediatrics & Surgery (Anatomy)
Yale School of Medicine
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William B. Stewart

Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief, Section of Anatomy
Yale School of Medicine
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Shanta Kapadia

Lecturer in Surgery (Gross Anatomy)
Yale School of Medicine

About Yale University

For more than 300 years, Yale University has inspired the minds that inspire the world. Based in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale brings people and ideas together for positive impact around the globe. A research university that focuses on students and encourages learning as an essential way of life, Yale is a place for connection, creativity, and innovation among cultures and across disciplines. ...

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