Abdomen
Abdomen

Abdomen

by James Pickering, PhD
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Review abdominal anatomy with an expert!

Understanding abdominal anatomy and physiology is essential to understanding the human body as a whole. The abdomen contains all of the digestive organs as well as the liver, kidneys and gallbladder. In addition, many important blood vessels travel through the abdomen, including the aorta and the inferior vena cava. As a future or current health care professional, insight into this region of anatomy will be critical to your success.

Many conditions and disease affect the abdomen and its structures. Therefore, a firm grasp of abdominal anatomy is necessary to effectively diagnose and treat patients.Who better to review abdominal anatomy with, than an experienced expert?

Join Dr. James Pickering, an Associate Professor of Anatomy at the University of Leeds, UK, as he reviews abdominal anatomy via high yield lectures supported by interactive quizzes, topic reviews and mnemonics. Dr. Pickering is an innovative educator whose goal is to make the learning process effective and efficient.

This course will cover all of the following, essential concepts:

  • Dermatomes
  • Blood Supply
  • Nerve Supply
  • Inguinal Canal
  • Structures of the Stomach
  • Jejunum and Ileum
  • Caecum and Appendix
  • Liver: Peritoneal Relations
  • Gallbladder: Biliary Tree
  • Oesophageal, Gastric and Rectal Anastomoses
  • Kidneys: Renal Capsule

If you are interested in a dynamic approach to learning, start reviewing with Dr. Pickering today.

Course Details

  • Videos 84
  • Duration 4:59 h
  • Quiz questions 208
  • Articles 15

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Your Educators of course Abdomen

 James Pickering, PhD

James Pickering, PhD

Dr. James Pickering did his Ph.D. at the University of Leeds where he currently works as Associate Professor in Anatomy. He has made various publications on the human anatomy, such as "Access Anatomy: Abdomen", and is heavily involved in the delivery of anatomy teaching to medical, dental and intercalating students.

He regularly uses various modern learning tools to a great extent and was therefore rewarded as "The Most Innovative Teacher of the Year 2014" and "Learning Technologist of the Year 2014" by the Association of Learning Technologists. Additionally, he also received the "University of Leeds Teaching Award".

Amongst others, he currently researches contemporary methods of learning, e. g. the use of blended learning resources on student engagement and assessment, or the screencast as a method of consolidation as well as revision.


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Detailed and good. Dr. Pickering is great.
By Berk B. on 08. April 2018 for Suprarenal Glands – Kidneys and Suprarenal Glands

Detailed, well thought out and well described. You won't regret listening to Dr. Pickering.

 
Very well explained. I never understood abdominal wall that much. I wish you did all the courses
By sabi y. on 08. April 2018 for Rectus Sheath I – Anterolateral Abdominal Wall

This is the best explanation. Thanks Doctor James. I can t stop watching it again and again.

 
WOW
By Hazazi M. on 26. February 2018 for Abdominal Regions and Reference Planes – Surface Anatomy of the Abdomen

i wish i had this prof. James pickering for all the anatomy lectures! he's so fun to watch... greaaaat lectures

 
Worth every penny
By Usama S. on 19. February 2018 for Abdomen

Professor Pickering breaks down complex concepts in under 8 min videos. This saves me time, and the quizzes after each lecture reaffirms my knowledge. I'm so glad I have this.

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