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Paola de Lima; Renata Souza e Silva; Denis Guilherme Guedert; Érica Silva Mesquita; Vitória Sousa Ramos; Bárbara da Paixão Xavier Firmiano; Carlos Victor Nunes Cavalcanti; Ingrid Lorane de Sousa Domingos; Paulo Goberlânio de Barros Silva; Delane Viana Gondim; Mariana Lima Vale – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2024
The plastination technique produces non-toxic human tissues, ensuring their safe handling in educational settings. This investigation aimed to understand if visually impaired students profit from the use of plastinated anatomical specimens in learning the anatomy of the nervous system. For this purpose, their learning performance was compared to…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Students with Disabilities, Visual Impairments, Elementary School Students
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Mendonça, Carolina Rodrigues; Souza, Karla Tais de Oliveira; Arruda, Jalsi Tacon; Noll, Matias; Guimarães, Nilza Nascimento – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2021
In Brazil, a federal law ensures that all students with disabilities are entitled to enrollment in higher education institutions. Higher courses in human anatomy stand out for their complexity in both theoretical and practical contents. Therefore, adaptation is required to accommodate students with special educational needs. This study aimed to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Students with Disabilities, Blindness, Visual Impairments
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Somera dos Santos, Fernanda; Osako, Mariana Kiomy; Perdoná, Gleici da Silva Castro; Alves, Márcia Gaião; Sales, Katiuchia Uzzun – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2021
Virtual microscopy (VM) is a widely used teaching method in Medical Education in many developed countries. In Brazil, however, this is not the case for most medical schools, considering Brazilian social inequality and uneven access to technology. Recently, the Covid-19 pandemic has also challenged Universities to seek and make a transition toward…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Virtual Classrooms, Technology Integration, Laboratory Equipment
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da Rocha, Andrea Oxley; Maués, Joao Lins; Chies, Gabriel Antônio Flores; da Silva, Ana Paula – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2020
Activities related to body donation programs, such as donor memorial ceremonies, provide the opportunity to complement student training, especially with regard to the ethical and humanistic elements involved in medical training. This study sought to assess the impact of a ceremony in honor of the body donors has on ethical and humanistic attitudes…
Descriptors: Human Body, Donors, Medical Students, Medical Education
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da Rocha, Andrea Oxley; de Campos, Deivis; Farina, Marco Aurélio; Pacini, Gabriel Sartori; Girotto, Marina Cornelli; Hilbig, Arlete – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2017
The use of human material in anatomy education depends upon the generosity of body donors. However, little is known regarding the demographics of body donors in Brazil, where voluntary body donation is a relatively rare phenomenon. Hence, the aim of the present study was to elucidate the demographic profile of applicants to the Body Donation…
Descriptors: Donors, Human Body, Demography, Anatomy
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de Oliveira, Camila Aparecida Machado; de França Carvalho, Carolina Prado; Céspedes, Isabel Cristina; de Oliveira, Flávia; Le Sueur-Maluf, Luciana – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2015
The Federal University of São Paulo, Baixada Santista Campus was founded in 2006 with five degree-granting programs in physical education, physiotherapy, nutrition, psychology, and occupational therapy. The guiding principle behind the programs' educational mission was centered on the development of health care professionals capable of working in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peer Teaching, Peer Relationship, Mentors
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da Rocha, Andrea Oxley; Tormes, Diane Alícia; Lehmann, Natassia; Schwab, Rafael Santos; Canto, Raphael Teixeira – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2013
The use of dissection to study human anatomy is the foundation for educational excellence among future health professionals, as it offers an ideal opportunity to learn the body's morphology in three dimensions while also providing students with a more humanistic education. The shortage of bodies for dissection, combined with the Brazilian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Donors, Anatomy, Medical Schools
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Curcio, Daniella Franco; Behlau, Mara; Barros, Mirna Duarte; Smith, Ricardo Luiz – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2012
Multidisciplinary cooperation in health care requires a solid knowledge in the basic sciences for a common ground of communication. In speech pathology, these fundamentals improve the accuracy of descriptive diagnoses and support the development of new therapeutic techniques and strategies. The aim of this study is to briefly discuss the benefits…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Speech Language Pathology, Physiology, Anatomy