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Subtitles: English, Russian

What you will learn

  • Recognize and recall the main structures in the abdomen, also from dissection images and CT/MRI imaging

  • Describe the key microscopic characteristics of some tissues and know the 4 base layers in the Gi-tract

  • Describe main build, both macroscopic and microscopic, and functions of the gut associated organs like the pancreas, liver, gallbladder and spleen

  • Describe the nervous pathways to and from the abdomen and pelvis including the enteric nervous system

Learner Career Outcomes

33%

started a new career after completing these courses

23%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

15%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 36 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Russian

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Leiden University Medical Center

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 8 min), 5 readings
3 videos
Welcome and introduction4m
How to succeed in your online class?2m
5 readings
Meet the instructors & the team10m
Leiden University: Facts & Figures10m
Graphic content warning5m
Community Guidelines 5m
What is your learning path?5m
8 hours to complete

Mapping the abdomen and pelvis

8 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 58 min), 4 readings, 6 quizzes
9 videos
Follow the food - A tour along the intestines8m
Anatomy on the table - 'Follow the food': A tour along the intestines8m
What do you see if you open the abdomen7m
Anatomy on the table - What do you see if you open the abdomen9m
Human Anatomy 101 - What you need to know56s
Working with the viewers10m
A tour of the abdomen and pelvis in the viewers9m
Summary of module ‘Mapping the abdomen’1m
4 readings
Getting the names right20m
Links to some 101 readers2h
Location of cross-sectional viewers1m
'Reading' cross-sections2h 30m
6 practice exercises
Follow the food12m
'What lies here doctor?'14m
What you need to know28m
Working with the viewers10m
Diving into the cross-sections14m
Test your knowledge20m
Week
2

Week 2

7 hours to complete

Trip into the gut

7 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 34 min), 9 readings, 4 quizzes
10 videos
Four layer model4m
Peristalsis and muscle layer orientation: in-depth3m
Esophagus histology at a glance3m
Stomach histology in a nutshell2m
GI Tract histology: Some practical pointers25s
A slice of the gut at a glance5m
Introduction embryology and what happened before...1m
Folding of the embryo6m
Cavities5m
9 readings
Histology 101: Some basics & links5m
GI Tract histology: Short summary1h
CASK GI Tract microscopy: Interactive tutorial5m
Embryology 101: Holding or folding1h
Anatomy on the table - Lower oesophagus30m
Anatomy on the table - Stomach30m
Anatomy on the table - The small intestines30m
Anatomy on the table - The large intestines30m
Anatomy on the table - The rectum and anus30m
4 practice exercises
Basic embryology10m
Anatomy on the table40m
Integration with the clinic - macroscopy6m
Test your knowledge20m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

The gut and its 'suppliers and purchasers'

5 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 24 min), 7 readings, 5 quizzes
10 videos
Histology: Some practical pointers42s
A slice of pancreas at a glance4m
Liver histology at a glance4m
Introduction1m
Gut rotation in the embryo6m
Animation2m
Exercise embryology - Movie I (no audio)38s
Exercise embryology - Movie II (no audio)38s
Exercise embryology - Movie III (no audio)38s
7 readings
CASK microscopy blood vessels: In-depth interactive tutorial5m
Liver histology in a nutshell20m
Exercise embryology - Reading20m
Liver30m
Vascular system30m
Pancreas30m
Spleen30m
5 practice exercises
Virtual sections to practise with and gallbladder quiz2m
Exercise embryology - Quiz6m
Organs28m
Integration with the clinic: A few cases26m
Test your knowledge20m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Knowing your peritoneal relationships

3 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 64 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
13 videos
Why bother about the peritoneum4m
What makes understanding the peritoneum so difficult4m
The relation of the peritoneum to the gut6m
Locations of the intestines in relation to the peritoneum7m
Anatomy on the table - The three locations of organs in relation to the peritoneum4m
Peritoneal terminology: Introduction1m
Peritoneal development1m
Peritoneal development, step 0, model, Introduction8m
Peritoneal development, step 1, model, Rotation of stomach, duodenum, pancreas3m
Peritoneal development, step 2, model, Rotation of the bowels8m
Peritoneal development, step 3, model. Development of the greater omentum4m
Anatomy on the table - Peritoneal structures and relations – an overview6m
1 reading
Reader Peritoneal terminology30m
4 practice exercises
Locations of the intestines in relation to the peritoneum12m
Exercise: Peritoneal terminology22m
Case: “I’m worrying about my stool”20m
Test your knowledge20m

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