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Understanding the Physiology of the Nervous System

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This learning program is designed to introduce you to the physiology of the nervous system. The program begins with an overview of the function of the nervous system, in particular that of the brain, spinal cord, and autonomic nervous system (ANS). You will then learn about the electrophysiology of the nervous system and how neurons use their electrical properties to transmit information from one cell to another. You will also learn about the various neurotransmitters secreted by neurons and how they are involved in signal transmission.

 

Upon completion of this learning program, you will be able to::

  • Explain the function of the nervous system.
  • Describe the physiological basis of neural communication.
  • Identify the different classes of neurotransmitters.
  • Differentiate the signaling pathways in neural communication.

 

 

  • GETTING STARTED
  • Sound Check
  • Disclaimer
  • Welcome
  • Navigation Instructions
  • STAYING FOCUSED
  • Introduction
  • Learning Objectives
  • THE FUNCTION OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Overview
  • Brain Function
    • Popup: Cerebrum
    • Popup: Cerebellum
    • Popup: Diencephalon
    • Popup: Brainstem
  • Pop Quiz
  • Spinal Function
    • Popup: Stretch Reflex
    • Popup: Tendon Reflex
    • Popup: Flexor Reflex
    • Popup: Crossed Extensor Reflex
  • ANS Function
  • Progress Check
  • ELECTROPHYSIOGY OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Overview
  • Electrical Properties of Neurons
  • Overview
  • The Resting Membrane Potential
  • The Action Potential
    • Popup: Threshold
    • Popup: Refractory Period
  • Pop Quiz
  • The Graded Potential
  • Continuous and Saltatory Conduction
  • Progress Check
  • Synaptic Transmission
  • Overview
  • Electrical Synapses
  • Chemical Synapses
  • Progress Check
  • Neurotransmitter Receptors
    • Popup: Ionotropic Receptors
    • Popup: Metabotropic Receptors
  • Progress Check
  • NEUROTRANSMITTERS
  • Overview
  • Acetylcholine
  • Amino Acids
  • Pop Quiz
  • Biogenic Amines
    • Popup: Dopamine
    • Popup: Norepinephrine
    • Popup: Epinephrine
    • Popup: Serotonin
    • Side Note: Digging Deeper – Clinical Relevance of Dopamine Pathways
    • Side Note: Did You Know? – Types of Serotonin Receptors
  • ATP and Other Purines
  • Nitric Oxide
  • Pop Quiz
  • Neuropeptides
  • Progress Check
  • NEUROTRANSMITTER SIGNALING
  • Overview
  • Cholinergic Signaling
  • Adrenergic Signaling
  • Pop Quiz
  • Dopaminergic Signaling
  • Serotonergic Signaling
  • Pop Quiz
  • Glutamatergic Signaling
  • GABAergic signaling
  • Progress Check
  • TEST YOUR ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
  • Summary
  • Final Assessment
  • END OF PROGRAM
  • GLOSSARY
  • REFERENCES
  • Delivery
    Title
    Understanding the Physiology of the Nervous System
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    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    60 mins
    CPD Points
    1
    Price
    Free
    Price Details
    $19.99 Member, $24.99 Non Member (1 Year access to this program)
    Location
    Online
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