Upper Limb Bone Video for Gross Human Anatomy

Format Publication ID Version Published
Video, Tutorial 9217 1 August 15, 2012
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine


This 12-minute video provides a tutorial on the bones of the upper limb. It includes the scapula, clavicle, humerus, ulna, radius, carpals, metacarpals, and phalanges. Important structures on each bone are described along with mnemonics that aid with learning the complicated regions.


Bee M, McAuley R, Montante J. Upper Limb Bone Video for Gross Human Anatomy. MedEdPORTAL; 2012. Available from: www.mededportal.org/publication/9217

Contains Information Suitable for Patient Education

Educational Objectives

  1. To identify the bones of the upper limb and their major structures.
  2. To define the relationships between the bones and their sites of articulation.


  • Osteology (MeSH), Scapula (MeSH), Clavicle (MeSH), Humerus (MeSH), Ulna (MeSH), Radius (MeSH), Arm (MeSH), Forearm (MeSH), Hand (MeSH)


  • Medical
    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Competencies Addressed

  • Medical
    • Medical Knowledge

Academic Focus

  • Basic Sciences
    • Gross Anatomy

Professional Interest

  • Instructional Materials/Methods

Organ Systems

  • Musculoskeletal system

Intended Audience

  • Professional School
    • Allied Health Student
    • Dental Student
    • Medical Student

Instructional Methods

  • Independent Study
  • Lecture

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