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Anatomy for Critical Care - CRIT5001

Year - 2020

This unit of study covers the requirements of the anatomy syllabi of the primary examinations of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, the College of Intensive Care Medicine and the Australian College of Emergency Medicine. Students will learn anatomy relevant to the professional demands of each discipline, for example the anatomy relevant to venous access, airways and peripheral neural structures. There will be a focus on clinical relevance and application of anatomical knowledge, including imaging such as ultrasound, CT and MRI where relevant.

Online lectures, discussions and/or webinars, and one compulsory workshop in an anatomy laboratory for 2 consecutive days.

online quizzes (10%); clinical case discussion and quizzes (10%); post-workshop specimen tests (30%); online exam (50%)

Required: Clinically Oriented Anatomy 7th edition 2013 Moore, Dalley, Agur (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins) McMinn's Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy 7th edition 2013 Mosby. Recommended: Rohen, J. W., Yokochi, C., and L├╝tjen-Drecoll, E. (2016). Anatomy: A photographic atlas (8th ed.); The University of Sydney online Wilsons Anatomy Museum (

Assumed knowledge
This unit of study is only available to medical graduates.


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Critical Care
Study Mode: Distance education/intensive on campus
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Sarah Croker
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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