Vol. 33, Nş 2

Cadaveric dissection by students-monitors in human anatomy discipline: experience report

Moraes, G. N. B. ; Falcăo, J. G. B. ; Sandes, A. A. G. ; Rodrigues, B. R.; Nascimento, I. Y. M.; Schwingel, P. A. ; Silva Júnior, E. X.

KEYWORDS: dissection, human anatomy, anatomy teaching.

ABSTRACT: Introduction: Monitoring allows students the basic cycle of higher-level courses, principally, a deeper understanding of all content been living in class, in this case, the Human Anatomy classes. Through it the student develops various daily activities at the Human Anatomy Laboratory to that add up to the didactic and pedagogical activities required in this process, like the cadaveric dissection. Dissect derives from the Latin meaning to separate, cut, etymologically being equivalent to anatomy. The present study aimed to report the student-monitor experience the discipline of Human Anatomy in cadaveric dissection. Methods: The study is an experience report of a qualitative approach, with an exploratory descriptive analysis, whose objective was to describe, in the words of Physiotherapy course monitors, the importance in the dissection technique. For this, has been made the reading for each reporting for the identification of the central issues described by each monitor. Results: The reports were obtained in February 2014 soon after the end of the I Course of cadaveric dissection of Upper and Lower Limbs, sponsored by the Human Anatomy Laboratory of the University of Pernambuco, Petrolina, as a process of training to those student-monitors who had been selected for the period between 2014.1 and 2014.2 monitoring. Conclusion: It could be perceived that the cadaveric dissection was seen as a way to strengthen the humanization of future health professionals, which resulted in its ethical and social practice, and it has allowed an improvement in teacher-monitor-student relationship.