Course ObjectiveThis course provides the medical background in neurology and anatomy
for clinical applications of neuroscience. Key fields covered by this
course are the structure, functions and dysfunctions of:
- the human brain, with special focus on
- the central versus the peripheral nervous system
- the brainstem, the spinal cord
- vasculature, blood flow and cerebrospinal fluid circulation
- autonomic, neuroendocrine, and regulatory functions
- higher neural functions
After completing the course the student is supposed to have the
knowledge and the skills to examine the functions and diagnose
dysfunctions in the central and peripheral nervous system.
Teaching MethodsLectures and practical assignments
Method of AssessmentAcquired knowledge and skills of the student will be tested by means
- Exam (open questions plus multiple choice questions)
- Satisfactory completion of the practical anatomical sessions.
Partial grades are only valid during the study year in which the grade
has been achieved.
LiteratureNeuroanatomy through Clinical cases. Author: Hal Blumenfeld. Second
Edition. Publisher: Sinauer. ISBN978-0-87893-058-6.
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||Fac. of Behavioural and Movement Science|
|Course Coordinator||prof. dr. E.J.A. Scherder|
|Examiner||prof. dr. E.J.A. Scherder|
prof. dr. E.J.A. Scherder
You need to register for this course yourself
|Teaching Methods||Lecture, Practical*|
*You cannot select a group yourself for this teaching method, you will be placed in a group.