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Anatomy and Physiology of the Head, Neck and Thorax

Undergraduate | TAS-CXA112 | 2024

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14 July 2024
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14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
22 July 2024

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Anatomy and Physiology of the Head, Neck and Thorax

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Explain the embryonic development of the nervous system and anatomical structures of speaking, voice, swallowing, hearing and respiration and describe the clinical consequences of in utero malformation
    2. Describe the anatomical structures related to the processes of speaking, voice, swallowing, respiration and hearing
    3. Identify gross neuroanatomy, the functional divisions of the nervous system, blood supply to the brain, and the functional impact of disrupted blood supply
    4. Describe the physiological processes of typical speaking, voice, respiration, hearing and swallowing, and analyse functional consequences of disruption to these processes
    5. Describe cranial nerve innervation of relevant structures and analyse functional consequences of cranial nerve damage

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Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching arrangement: Online asynchronous learning activities 3hrs per week, Self Directed Learning 7hrs per week

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0.125 EFTSL
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