Abdominal and Pelvic Anatomy

Abdominal and Pelvic Anatomy

by James Pickering, PhD

Anatomical structure of the abdomen and pelvis

Stomach, liver, pancreas, intestines, kidneys: In this course, Dr. James Pickering, Associate Professor in Anatomy at the University of Leeds, will lead you through the intricate anatomy of the abdomen and pelvis.

Whether you are a medical, biomedical or allied healthcare student, Dr. James Pickering will help you understand the structure and function of these organs and elaborate on additional important organs from the gastrointestinal, renal and reproductive systems, for instance explaining the portal system and porto-systemic anastomoses.

Further topics that will be examined in this course:

  • Anterolateral abdominal wall
  • Peritoneum
  • Bony pelvis and pelvic floor

This course is not yet completed. It will be expanded on within a short time.

Course Details

  • Videos 20
  • Duration 8:40 h
  • Quiz questions 84
  • Topic reviews 13


Your Educators of course Abdominal and Pelvic Anatomy

 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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well explain
By Kadiri A. on 13. October 2016 for Abdominal and Pelvic Anatomy

I love how he explain anatomy like it something interesting, he got me more involved

By Irus O. on 02. October 2016 for Abdominal and Pelvic Anatomy

The tutor was thorough and intresting.It wasalso very helpful,interactive and concise

Easy learning
By Yokeh M. on 01. September 2016 for Abdominal and Pelvic Anatomy

I haven't completed this section yet; but the subtopics I have gone through thus far, are very well explained. Dr. Pickering's presentation makes one understand the material with much ease. Great job!

very clearly explained
By yamuna g. on 18. August 2016 for Abdominal and Pelvic Anatomy

I think this is a very good review for those who studied anatomy long ago like me. The Professor clearly explained. Thank you Professor! :)

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