College to Host Live Dissection Experience

College to Host Live Dissection Experience

Anatomy Lab Live

Walsall College Health and Social Care students will gain an in-depth understanding of human anatomy and physiology, when Anatomy Lab LIVE hosts its next VIVIT experience – a live post-mortem and dissection event – at the college!

Anatomy Lab LIVE is a popular touring anatomy event, inspiring and educating students and the general public about how the human body works. They bring together the best anatomists and practising medics to deliver events that are both interactive and informative.

The tour will stop at Walsall College on Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th May from 6-10pm. Tickets are priced at £40 and are also available to the general public.

The event is delivered by nationally acclaimed anatomist, Samuel Piri and his team of practising medics who will perform a live dissection of VIVIT – the world’s only semi-synthetic human cadaver.

​VIVIT is a specially built synthetic human body with an artificial shell that houses real internal organs. Live in a specially created anatomy lab at the event, the organs will be removed and the fundamental biology that keeps humans alive will be explained.

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Anatomy Lab Live

The audience will gain an understanding of how the body functions in a healthy individual and what happens when different disease states take hold. They will also have a chance to put their questions to the academic team as well handle anatomical samples.

Head of Curriculum for Health and Social Care at Walsall College, Jo Parton, said: “We are delighted to be hosting these unique events as they will give our students, as well as students across the borough an opportunity to gain a real hands-on experience of human anatomy from a team of experienced industry professionals.”

VIVIT experiences are special events aimed at students studying BTEC or A-Level courses and looking to progress to careers in health, medicine or the bio sciences. They are specifically designed to match qualification specifications and aimed at helping students improve their understanding of human anatomy and physiology in preparation for exams and assignments.

 

For more information or to book tickets visit www.thevivitexperience.co.uk/upcomingevents

About Association of Colleges West Midlands

AoC West Midlands promotes and supports the interests of 38 general further education, sixth form and specialist colleges throughout the West Midlands region. The West Midlands is a diverse region and our colleges reflect this diversity. From small specialist colleges in rural locations to large inner city establishments, colleges reflect the needs of their local environment. Working closely with employers, learners and the local community, our 38 member colleges offer a broad range of flexible learning opportunities for individuals at all levels. They aim to give local people the skills they need for success and prosperity, tackling barriers to learning and providing opportunities that meet the needs of individuals and employers
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