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Disclaimer This is not intended to serve as a primary study guide for Anatomy or Clinical Skills exams. Surface Anatomy is a peer-taught mentoring program overseen by Dr. Spudich; however, the review sessions are primarily designed by Program Coordinators. The goal of review sessions is to highlight clinically relevant anatomical landmarks in order to reinforce lecture material. All review topics have been discussed in lecture; no new testable material will be introduced in these sessions.


Learning Objectives

  1. Be able to appropriately identify the location to assess upper and lower extremity pulses
  2. Be able to identify the contents of the femoral canal
  3. Be able to identify the safe location for an inter gluteal injection
  4. Be able to identify the contents of the tarsal tunnel