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Fri, Jul 12


UNK: Health Sciences Education Complex

2019 Cadaver Workshop

Have you ever visualized muscle tissues and structures every time you work with your clients?

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2019 Cadaver Workshop
2019 Cadaver Workshop

Time & Location

Jul 12, 2019, 8:00 AM – Jul 13, 2019, 5:00 PM

UNK: Health Sciences Education Complex, 2402 University Dr, Kearney, NE 68845, USA

About The Event

CE credits: 4 non-hands on CEUs per section

Instructor: Satera Nelson, MS

Satera obtained a bachelor’s degrees in Nutrition Science and Ethnic Studies from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2013. She then worked as a teaching assistant for Human Anatomy at the same university for 2.5 years. She continued her education with a masters in Medical Anatomy from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2017 and was recruited to work for UNMC as a faculty member a couple of months later. She enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her family.

Date: July 12 and 13

Time: (Registration will be 30 minutes prior to each section)

July 12, Section 1: 9am – 1pm

July 12, Section 2: 2pm – 6pm

July 13, Section 3: 8am – 12pm

July 13, Section 4: 1pm – 5pm

Location: University of Nebraska-Kearney

Health Sciences Education Complex

2402 University Drive, Kearney, NE 68849


AMTA members Non AMTA members Massage Therapy Students

Per section: $80 Per section: $100 Per section: $60

Per day: $150 Per day: $170 Per day: $110

Full workshop: $300 Full workshop: $340 Full workshop: $220


Lodging: There are many hotels in Kearney. Prices range from $50-$160 per night. Here are few options:

Hampton Inn Country Inn & Suites Holiday Inn

507 Talmadge St. 105 Talmadge St. 110 S. 2nd Ave.

308-234-3400 308-236-7500 308-237-5971

Ramada Microtel Inn & Suites Fairfield Inn & Suites

301 2nd Ave. 104 Talmadge St. 510 W. Talmadge St.

308-237-3141 308-698-3003 308-236-4200

UNK Dorm lodging is available again this year for $29/night.

If you would like to stay in the dorms, please contact UNK directly.

The following form will need to be filled out by July 1st.

Once the form is complete an invoice will be sent to you and will need to be paid online by July 8th.

Walk-in guests and payment at check-in are not allowed.

Please direct all questions to UNK by calling or emailing:

Office: 308-865-4844


A social will be held for all participants starting at 7pm on July 12th. Appetizers will be provided.

More details will be provided at a later date.


These courses are designed as a review of gross anatomy for massage therapists. Structured cadaveric lab sessions will explore anatomical relationships of muscles, nerves, bones and viscera of the human body. Lab sessions will be preceded by a brief classroom review of regions to be discussed.

Section one - Back & Upper Limbs

This section will begin with exploration of the intrinsic muscles groups of the back including the vertebral column and spinal cord. Extrinsic muscles of the back will segue into the structure and function of the upper limb. Emphasis will be placed on spatial relationship of muscles and nerves, in addition to bony landmarks.

Section two - Pelvis and Lower Limbs

This section will explore the structure and function of the lower limb, with emphasis on spatial relationships of the muscles, nerves, and bony landmarks. Additionally, Pelvic anatomy will be demonstrated, focusing on its relationships with the lower limb. Urinary and reproductive organs will also be discussed.

Section three - Thorax and Abdomen

This section will explore the organs of the thorax and abdomen. Anatomical donors will reveal the physical relationships of the heart and lungs. Function will be discussed with regard to anatomical features. The abdominal dissection will demonstrate the complex organization of the viscera and blood vessels within the abdomen. Additionally, the viscera will be removed to explore the posterior abdominal wall.

Section four - Head and Neck

This section is considered the crème de la crème of anatomical dissection. Participants will explore the complex relationship of muscles and nerves in the cervical region, followed by a demonstration of the muscles of the face. The brain will be removed and accompanied by a walkthrough of neuroanatomical structure and function. The cranial cavity will reveal the brain environment including origins of the 12 pairs of cranial nerves.

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