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NESM 1101 Neurosciences (Fall and Spring)



Credits: 7 units

Course Description:

This course presents the fundamental concepts in neurologic physiology and anatomy to students. It is taught in an interdisciplinary context by the faculty of several different departments, including faculty from the Departments of Anatomy, Physiology, Neurology, Pharmacology, Neurosurgery and Radiology. Lecturers from the clinical departments introduce topics and treatment of neural disorders. Laboratory instructions in small groups allow students to appreciate different brain regions and their functions. Small group case sessions allow students to think critically about the course material using clinical cases and questions that foster clinical reasoning and problem solving.