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Anatomy for personal injury and clinical negligence lawyers 2018

All levels - 6 hours

(Please note that the number of CPD hours may be subject to change)

""A well structured and well presented course. It suited the novice as well as the experienced PI practitioner. A most worthwhile course""

At the end of this popular course delegates are sure to go away with a better understanding of anatomy. Lawyers will at last be able to understand medical terminology, and go on to win cases with confidence!

Topics to be covered include:

Introduction to anatomy

  • Nomenclature
  • Orientation

Skeletal anatomy

  • Bone names
  • Protuberances etc

Soft tissue anatomy

  • Muscles, joints, tendons
  • Peripheral nerves

Central nervous system anatomy

  • Brain and spinal cord


  • Digestive, urinary, reproductive and respiratory system

What goes wrong - trauma

  • Injury to bones (fractures: types, deformity, classifications)
  • Injury to soft tissues (sprains/strains, tendons, nerve/vascular injury)
  • Injury to brain/spinal cord

What goes wrong - illness

  • Heart, lungs and intestines
  • Reproductive system and GU problems
  • Meningitus and vascular problems such as DVT and PE


  • When injury affects prognosis
  • When negligence affects prognosis
  • Understanding of how to look at anatomy when faced with claim.


Corporate accredited firm: £205 + VAT
APIL member: £240 + VAT
Non-member: £355 + VAT

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