Creation of a Validation Protocol of Anatomical Handmade Models for Human Anatomy in Higher Education


Creation of a Validation Protocol of Anatomical Handmade Models for Human Anatomy in Higher Education


Barros D.G.L¹, Carvalho M.E.T2, Costa M.A.S3, Marques A.K.C.S4; Silva T.M5, Carvalho R.P6

1Graduação em biomedicina, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco – UFPE;
2,4Mestranda, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciências Biológicas;
3Graduando em Biomedicina, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco – UFPE;
5Graduado, Universidade Pernambuco – UPE;
6Mestre, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Neuropsiquiatria e Ciências do Comportamento


American Journal of Anatomy and Physiology 2D

Introduction: The creation of low cost anatomical pieces has been disseminated in Brazilian Universities in order to minimize the educational shortcomings of the lack of accessible didactic material. Objetive: This work aims at the creation of a validation protocol for anatomical handmade models, evaluating efficacy in teaching-learning and standardizing the anatomical models produced in the disciplines of Human Anatomy. Methodology: Initially a search of articles on models already created was done, and the methodologies of creation and practical evaluation of each model were indicated and formulated a general protocol. Results and Discussion: The protocol was divided into: 1) Initial considerations and 2) pre-test, aiming to classify the classes and identify systematic errors; 3) Testing and 4) Statistical analysis, practical test and statistical validation of the model’s efficiency for learning. Initial considerations and pre-test provide an overview of class performance. The test is a theoretical-practical exercise applied after the theoretical classes and presentation of the model. Conclusion: The protocol must be used in new models to test its efficiency for suitability in each discipline, maintaining a common trunk and logical sequence of data acquisition and validation of the handmade anatomical piece as additional tools for teaching.


Keywords: Anatomy; Teaching; Studies of validation

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Barros D.G.L, Carvalho M.E.T, Costa M.A.S, Marques A.K.C.S; Silva T.M, Carvalho R.P. Creation of a Validation Protocol of Anatomical Handmade Models for Human Anatomy in Higher Education.American Journal of Anatomy and Physiology, 2018, 1:3