DMS 51A: SECTIONAL ANATOMY
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Effective Term:||Spring 2023|
|Hours:||3 lecture per week (36 total per quarter)|
|Prerequisite:||BIOL 40A, 40B and 40C or equivalent.|
|Advisory:||Not open to students with credit in R T 75.|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Degree-Applicable Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade Only|
|Cross-Listed:||R T 75|
Student Learning Outcomes
- Define and use reference points, planes, and terminology related to medical imaging.
- Identify the anatomy of the body cavity and head in multiple anatomical planes.
The student will be able to:
A. define and use reference points, planes, and terminology related to medical imaging.
B. identify the anatomy of the head and brain, the thoracic cavity, and the abdomino-pelvic cavity in all three imaging planes.
C. identify each described organ's internal anatomy.
D. recognize gross pathologic alterations.
E. compare and contrast the differences of image presentation by various imaging modalities.
F. discuss the various medical equipment which views the human body as it relates to anatomy in sectional planes and the role of cultural group acceptance.
A. Anatomical Terminology and Orientation
1. Review of medical terminology
2. Body planes
3. Orientation of anatomy in the cross section and sagittal planes
B. Sectional Anatomy of Organs and Systems
2. Facial bones
8. GI system
9. GU system
12. Skeletal system
C. Pathology of Organs and Systems
D. Comparative Analysis of CT, MRI, Sonography
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
Method(s) of Evaluation
C. Comprehensive final examination
Method(s) of Instruction
A. Lecture presentations
B. Classroom discussions
C. Assessments, participation and homework
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Kelley, Lorrie L., and Petersen, Connie M. Sectional Anatomy for Imaging Professionals. 4th ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, 2018.
Kelley, Lorrie L., and Petersen, Connie M. Sectional Anatomy Study Guide. 4th ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, 2018.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
A. Weekly reading assignments from text.
B. Completion of workbook chapters.
C. Homework from review questions at the end of each chapter of the textbook.