Technologies-Enhanced Anatomical Study in Undergraduate Medical Students in One of the Medical Schools in Thailand

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Pakpoom Thintharua
Permphan Dharmasaroja

Abstract

Anatomy is an essential preclinical subject of undergraduate medical education. The traditional practical studies on cadavers are widely used in medical schools. It enhances active and deep learning, preparing students for clinical practice. However, the high costs, the time-consuming, and the health problems from chemical hazards, to which the staff exposed are considered. Computer-based learning (CBL) technologies can increase the efficiency of students in understanding anatomy. This review provides an overview of CBL technologies such as Anatomage table 7.0, zSpace, Complete Anatomy app, and 4D Interactive Anatomy that prepare Ramathibodi medical students for enhanced anatomical understanding and self-learning. The integration methods between traditional cadaveric dissection and the CBL in the curriculum can enhance the classroom experience, student engagement, learning, retention, and improvement of Ramathibodi medical student’s knowledge in anatomy.


 

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Thintharua, P., & Dharmasaroja, P. (2021). Technologies-Enhanced Anatomical Study in Undergraduate Medical Students in One of the Medical Schools in Thailand. Ramathibodi Medical Journal, 44(4), 44–52. https://doi.org/10.33165/rmj.2021.44.4.250876
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