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What you will learn

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    Learn the gross anatomy of the central and peripheral nervous systems, and the names and functions of the cranial nerves

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    Understand how sensory information enters the brain

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    Understand how the brain and spinal cord control the muscles

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    Understand how the autonomic nervous system activates the fight or flight response

Course 3 of 4 in the

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 8 weeks of study, 3 to 4 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
5 hours to complete

Gross Anatomy of the Nervous System

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15 videos (Total 94 min), 3 readings, 8 quizzes
15 videos
Introduction to Neuroanatomy8m
Gross Anatomy of the Central Nervous System10m
Gross Anatomy of the Brain11m
Meninges1m
Dura Mater4m
Arachnoid Mater3m
Pia Mater1m
Neurovasculature Pt. 14m
Neurovasculature Pt. 24m
Neurovasculature Pt. 34m
Neurovasculature Pt. 46m
Ventricular System Pt. 15m
Ventricular System Pt. 29m
Ventricular System (Demonstration)16m
3 readings
Welcome Announcement10m
Course Syllabus10m
Help Us Learn More About You!10m
8 practice exercises
CNS Gross Introduction10m
CNS Gross Anatomy6m
Labelling Quiz - CNS Gross Anatomy52m
CNS Meninges10m
Labelling Quiz - CNS Meninges8m
CNS Vasculature8m
Labelling Quiz - CNS Vasculature44m
Labelling Quiz - CNS Ventricular System48m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Spinal Cord

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12 videos (Total 61 min), 7 quizzes
12 videos
Spinal Cord Basics Pt. 27m
Spinal Cord Gray Matter Pt. 13m
Spinal Cord Gray Matter Pt. 24m
Spinal Cord White Matter2m
Spinal Nerves Pt. 14m
Spinal Nerves Pt. 25m
Spinal Nerves Pt. 35m
Cervical Plexus6m
Brachial Plexus4m
Lumbar and Sacral Plexus4m
Reflexes7m
7 practice exercises
Spinal Cord Gross Anatomy10m
Labelling Quiz - Spinal Cord Gross Anatomy8m
SC Gray and White Matter12m
Spinal Cord Peripheral Nerves I10m
Labelling Quiz - Spinal Cord Peripheral Nerves I24m
Spinal Cord Peripheral Nerves II44m
Spinal Cord Reflexes6m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Autonomics

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5 videos (Total 22 min), 3 quizzes
5 videos
Parasympathetic Nervous System Pt. 13m
Parasympathetic Nervous System Pt. 24m
Sympathetic Nervous System Pt. 12m
Sympathetic Nervous System Pt. 27m
3 practice exercises
Autonomics Intro18m
Parasympathetic Nervous System8m
Sympathetic Nervous System8m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Motor Systems

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11 videos (Total 44 min), 6 quizzes
11 videos
Direct Motor Pathways Pt. 15m
Direct Motor Pathways Pt. 23m
Direct Motor Pathways Pt. 37m
Basal Nuclei (Ganglia) Pt. 12m
Basal Nuclei (Ganglia) Pt. 24m
Basal Nuclei (Ganglia) Pt. 34m
Cerebellum Pt. 13m
Cerebellum Pt. 22m
Cerebellum Pt. 32m
Cerebellum Pt. 44m
6 practice exercises
Motor Systems Introduction10m
Motor Systems Direct4m
Labelling Quiz - Motor Systems Direct18m
Motor Systems Basal Ganglia6m
Labelling Quiz - Motor Systems Basal Ganglia16m
Motor Systems Cerebellum12m
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By VDJan 25th 2019

Very well taught! An enjoyable and educational experience! Many thanks to everyone involved!

Instructor

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Kelli Sullivan

Lecturer in the Division of Anatomical Sciences
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About University of Michigan

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future....

About the Anatomy Specialization

In this Specialization you will explore human anatomy using a systems approach, and a vast library of multimedia materials, so you may understand the features of different organ systems in relation to the human body’s form and function. This Specialization covers the following organ systems: Integumentary System Musculoskeletal System Cardiovascular System Respiratory System Urinary System Nervous System Gastrointestinal System Reproductive System Endocrine System This Specialization takes advantage of a highly visual multimedia library of accurate anatomical models and materials to help you better understand the topics....
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