Head and Neck

Learn the key nerves of the head and neck system trailing from the brain, with their unique functions, and some of the pathology that can be present in the head and neck area.
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1. Introduction to Head & Neck Anatomy

  • Understand the anatomy of the Head and Neck
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2. Blood Supply of the Head and Neck

  • Understand the arterial supply of the head and neck areas
  • Understand the venous drainage of the head and neck areas

3. Lymph Nodes and Neck Lumps

  • Be aware of some of the common causes of neck lumps and their associated signs, presentation and locations
  • Be aware of red flag symptoms of neck lumps and when to refer
  • Understand how to approach a neck lump systematically and investigate possible causes

4. The Skull

  • Understand the structure of the skull and its components
  • Understand the layers, fossae and other landmarks of the skull
  • Understand the principles behind skull fractures
  • Be aware of the most common types of damage to the skull and their implications 
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