Many anatomy programmes are centred around cadaveric dissection during compulsory lab sessions for students. In addition to lecture attendance, students dissect a complete human body over the course of their first year. Within the dissection room students dissect, examine pre-dissected specimens, and engage in other associated activities.
With Anatomus already installed, universities and colleges provide tablet devices (with protective washable coverings) within the dissection room for students to use on a shared basis, or permit students to bring their own tablet devices to the dissection room if they wish.
Faculty staff then use Anatomus to explain points of anatomy, particularly in planning and visualizing the next steps in a dissection. This is done either at individual tables, or by connecting a laptop or tablet device to the AV system (electronic whiteboard and overhead monitors) and broadcasting to the entire room. The ability to annotate and draw on the 3D model as the teacher and student is navigating through it is a very useful feature here.