​Another outstanding educational event brought to you by the ITAE Group.  

Copyright 2020.

We are GDPR compliant, to view our privacy policy and how we handle your data please click here.

FAQ's

How long does the VIVIT dissection last?

The post mortem experience is 5 hours long, split into 2 parts.

How many people can participate in one VIVIT dissection?

There is 150 tickets available for each session. This is a comfortable number that can engage with the experience given the AV equipment installed.

Is the anatomy human?

No. The anatomy is of swine origin. Identical in size and structure -once harvested the samples are moved into VIVIT. VIVIT is a life size synthetic cadaver which is dissected for the audience to teach the structure and function of the human body.

CHECK OUT OUR OTHER GREAT CONCEPTS

Anatomy Lab.png
Murder-Trial-White.png
Anatomy-Disscetion-White.png

Tickets purchased directly from us are sold subject to our terms and conditions. All tickets purchased are non-refundable and non-transferable. Download terms and conditions here.

Some event content may vary from the guideline programmes and content descriptions are for guideline purposes only. Right to amend or change content before/during the experience reserved.

Your quick guide the cranial nerves!


There are 12 cranial nerve excluding the R or N nerve. They are numbered from anterior ro posterior and are as below:

I | Olfactory nerve

Sensory input of scent

II | Optic

Sensory input from retina/fovea

III | Oculomotor

Motor output for control of eye and eyelid

IV | Trochlear

Motor control of eye

V | Trigeminal

Branches into 3 sub-nerves as below

V1 Opthamic

Scalp, forehead upper eyelid and nose

V2 Maxillary

Hard and sot palate, nasal cavity, cheek and temporal region of head

V3 Mandibular

Muscles of mastication

VI | Abducent

Motor output for control of eyes

VII | Facial

Motor output for control of facial muscles, salivation and taste

VIII | Vestibulo-chochlear

Sensory input for hearing and balance

IX | Glossopharyngeal

Salivation, taste (rear 1/3 of tongue), pharynx, bars and chemo receptors, tonsil and mid-ear

X | Vagus

Motor control of viscera, sensation in throat. The vagus nerve has both sympathetic and parasympathetic function.

XI | Accessory

Motor output for the neck and shoulders

XII | Hypoglossal

Motor output for the tongue, some skeletal muscle, partial viscera, sensation from skin and viscera

Heres a short mnemonic to help you remember them in order:

OOOTTAIVGVAH

Only

On

Observation

The

Two

Angry

Inmates

Very

Green

Veins

Appear

Hyperdilated

Foramena

The nerves leave the cranial vault transiting to the soft tissues in the head and neck. most of the foramen are in the sphenoid and temporal bones. The foramen allow passage of nerves and blood vessels in and out of the cranial vault. We will explore the foramen in a separate blog post!



1 view