APPLIED LEARNING OF ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY: VIRTUAL DISSECTIONTABLES WITHIN MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES EDUCATION

Satheesha Nambiar Periya, Christian Moro
2019 The Bangkok Medical Journal  
I 2] [3] Historically large anatomy departments have commonly been converted into small entities of medical education groups or incorporated into surgical departments. 4 However, most medical institutions still utilise traditional teaching styles in anatomy and physiology teaching, such as cadaveric dissection where the main learning is traditionally guided by an educator. 5 In courses where dissection is not implemented, or commonly utilised, the human anatomy teaching and how it links to the
more » ... ubsequent physiology is pivotal to the curriculum for prospective clinicians. 6 In many medical schools nowadays, a mix of postgraduate and undergraduate students study in the same class, with traditional methods often not meeting the additional support required for undergraduate students new to university study. 7 10] [11] Focusing on the addition of technology in anatomical courses, et al., 12 conducted a study on senior medical students in Sydney and concluded that dissections should remain an integral component of medical education. In addition, Azer and Eizenberg 13
doi:10.31524/bkkmedj.2019.02.021 fatcat:bzyudwlaqbf5tpg6g3ovsall44