Medical Neuroscience and Neuroanatomy

Dit vak wordt in het Engels aangeboden. Omschrijvingen kunnen daardoor mogelijk alleen in het Engels worden weergegeven.

Doel vak

This 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.


Lectures and practical assignments


Acquired 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.


Neuroanatomy through Clinical cases. Author: Hal Blumenfeld. Second
Edition. Publisher: Sinauer. ISBN978-0-87893-058-6.

Algemene informatie

Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P1+2
Vakniveau 400
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Fac. der Gedrags- en Bewegingswetensch.
Vakcoördinator prof. dr. E.J.A. Scherder
Examinator prof. dr. E.J.A. Scherder
Docenten prof. dr. E.J.A. Scherder

Praktische informatie

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