Abdomen, Pelvis, and Perineum: Structure and Function

This course deals with the structure of abdomen, pelvis and perineum of the human body in relation to the function of organs located in those regions. The course also introduces students to the concept of “living anatomy” as related to visualizing structure of the abdomen on conventional medical imaging and on the living. There will be a focus on the normal mechanisms involved in food digestion and formation of urine. Students will be able to develop an attitude of teamwork and self-directed learning through their engagement with the teaching methodology in the course.