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A core syllabus in anatomy for medical students:Adding common sense to need to know

McHanwell, S. and Atkinson, M. and Davies, D.C. and Dyball, R. and Morris, J. and Ockleford, Colin and Parkin, I. and Standring, S. and Whiten, S. and Wilton, J. (2007) A core syllabus in anatomy for medical students:Adding common sense to need to know. European Journal of Anatomy, 11 (Supple). pp. 3-18.

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Abstract

A satisfactory knowledge of topographical anatomy is one of the key foundations of safe and effective medical practice. Existing curriculum guidelines in the UK and Ireland from bodies including the General Medical Council, the Medical Council of Ireland and Scottish Doctors do not provide detailed guidance on curriculum content in respect of individual subjects. This paper describes a core syllabus in anatomy developed by the Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland detailing the level of knowledge that we believe should be the minimum expected of a recently-qualified medical graduate in the UK and Ireland about to embark upon their two year Foundation training.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: European Journal of Anatomy
Uncontrolled Keywords: anatomy ; conference paper ; curriculum ; education program ; human ; medical education ; medical practice ; medical society ; medical student ; practice guideline ; United Kingdom
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Departments: Faculty of Health and Medicine > Medicine
ID Code: 49344
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 28 Jul 2011 13:26
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 19:27
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/49344

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