Because of shrinking budgets and computerized virtual dissection programs, many large and small institutions are closing the door on traditional and expensive cadaver dissection classes. However, many health-care educators would argue there is still a place for cadaver dissection in higher education, so the continuing challenge is to provide the undergraduate, pre-allied health-care student with dissection experience as budgetary constraints lead institutions away from this valuable and time-honored teaching tool. I present a teaching model that looks to address those concerns and is taught in a unique way, with minimal overhead and with the potential to provide an effective and rewarding experience for students entering the medical, nursing, and physical rehabilitation fields.
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Research Article| January 01 2014
An Economical Approach to Teaching Cadaver Anatomy: A 10-Year Retrospective
Jeff S. Simpson
Jeff S. Simpson
1Jeff S. Simpson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology, Metropolitan State University of Denver, where he teaches human cadaver anatomy, endocrinology and advanced human physiology in the undergraduate setting at the Auraria Campus, P.O. Box 173362, Campus Box 53, Denver, CO 80217. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (1): 42–46.
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Jeff S. Simpson; An Economical Approach to Teaching Cadaver Anatomy: A 10-Year Retrospective. The American Biology Teacher 1 January 2014; 76 (1): 42–46. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.1.9
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