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CRIT5001: Anatomy for Critical Care

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 Australasian College for 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 where relevant.

Code CRIT5001
Academic unit Critical Care
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:
This unit of study is only available to medical graduates and available to allied health professionals via special permission

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. identify structures of the body on photographs, X-rays, models and cadaveric specimen
  • LO2. describe the immediate anatomical relations of these structures, and where appropriate define their vascular, lymphatic and neural relations.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.