Brain and Nervous System—Anatomy
Brain and Nervous System—Anatomy

Brain and Nervous System—Anatomy

by Craig Canby, PhD

The central nervous system (CNS) is a marvel as well as a mystery. Although we understand that it harbors all of the executive and autonomic functions needed to regulate the human body, we are still no closer to understanding the origins of consciousness. Nevertheless, the anatomy of the nervous system can be a good place to begin, allowing one to understand how its architecture is arranged and meant to interact.

In this course, the student will be introduced to the anatomy of the brain, delving into the intricacies of the cerebral cortex, limbic system, basal ganglia, and more. The discussion will then tturn to the cerebellum and, finally, the spinal cord.

For optimal comprehension, the student is encouraged to correlate the lessons of this course with their counterparts in histology, physiology, and embryology.

A solid grasp of any neurological condition hinges on a good understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the brain, cerebellum, and spinal cord. The specialties of neurology, psychiatry, psychology, and the rest of the medical field, to a certain extent, rely on this fact.

A competent physician and nurse are required to have good understanding of the fundamentals relating to the anatomy and physiology of the CNS in order to understand the multitude of conditions that can affect its structures (e.g., meningitis, traumatic brain injury, tumors) and functions (e.g., dementia, delirium).

Course Details

  • Videos 85
  • Duration 6:30 h
  • Quiz questions 246
  • Concept Pages 45

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Your Educators of course Brain and Nervous System—Anatomy

 Craig Canby, PhD

Craig Canby, PhD

Dr. Craig Canby is a Professor of Anatomy and the Associate Dean for Academic Curriculum and Medical Programs at the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Des Moines University, Iowa, USA.
He obtained his PhD in Anatomy at the University of Iowa.
For his achievements in teaching and research, he received various awards such as the DPT Class of 2008 Teaching Excellence Award and the prestigious Hancher-Finkbine Medallion.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Canby teaches courses on Anatomy.


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By Muhammed F. on 18. April 2022 for Overview of the Limbic System: Functions, Structures and Components

Excellent info, covers all area which is required. I have learned the much.

 
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By Tolulope A. on 21. February 2022 for Cerebral Cortex

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