Anatomy






Respiratory System

Mouth, nose, pharynx, larynx (including innervation of the larynx, trachea, main bronchi, segmental bronchi, structure of bronchial tree: differences in the child.
Airway and respiratory tract, blood supply, innervation and lymphatic drainage
Pleura, mediastinum and its contents
Lungs, lobes, microstructure of lungs
Diaphragm, other muscles of respiration, innervation
The thoracic inlet and 1st rib

Cardiovascular system

Heart, chambers, conducting system, blood and nerve supply .
Pericardium
Great vessels, main peripheral arteries and veins
Fetal and materno – fetal circulation

Nervous system

Brain and its subdivisions
Blood supply to the brain
Spinal cord, structure of spinal cord, major ascending and descending pathways, blood supply
Cauda equina
Spinal meninges, subarachnoid and extradural space, contents of extradural space
CSF and its circulation
Nerve Roots, Spinal nerves, dermatomes
Intercostal nerves
Nerves of abdominal wall
Brachial plexus, nerves of arm, including nerves at the wrist
Nerves of leg and foot including nerves at the ankle
Autonomic nervous system
Sympathetic innervation, sympathetic chain, ganglia and plexuses
Parasympathetic innervation
Stellate ganglion
Cranial nerves: trigeminal ganglion
Eye and orbit
Pain pathways

Skull and Vertebral column

Anatomy of the skull and skull base
Cervical, thoracic, and lumbar vertebrae
Sacrum, sacral hiatus
Ligaments of vertebral column
Surface anatomy of vertebral spaces, length of cord in child and adult

Surface anatomy

Structures in antecubital fossa
Structures in axilla: identifying the brachial plexus
Large veins and anterior triangle of neck
Large veins of leg and femoral triangle
Arteries of arm and leg
Landmarks for tracheostomy, cricothyrotomy
Abdominal wall (including the inguinal region): landmarks for suprapubic urinary and peritoneal lavage catheters
Femoral Triangle

Viscera

Basic structure of GI tract
Oesophagus
Liver – functional anatomy and blood supply
Anatomy of the renal tract

CEACCP 2005: APRIL
Tamilselvi Ramanathan and Henry Skinner
Coronary blood flow

CEACCP 2005: AUGUST
Peter John Murphy
The fetal circulation

CEACCP 2001: JUNE
Edward Moss
The cerebral circulation

CEACCP 2005: JUNE
Jonathan Richardson and Gerbrand J Groen
Applied epidural anatomy