Implementation of case studies in the undergraduate cadaveric classroom
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Learning and studying human anatomy is often associated with using rote knowledge. Novice students often memorize terms and structures in the laboratory with little reasoning skills. In attempt to promote application, integration, and critical thinking skills we introduced case based study into the human anatomy course at CSU. Early implementation suggested little change in student’s ability to solve novel problems using simple recall in attempt to answer case study questions. Here, we describe a novel approach using a 5-step method to promote critical thinking. Results suggest students application ...