Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) – Physiology (Nursing)

Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) – Physiology (Nursing)

by Jasmine Clark, PhD

The autonomic nervous system is a subdivision of the peripheral nervous system. It regulates vital functions such as the heart rate, respiratory rate, digestion, and sexual functions.

In this course, you’ll learn the basic anatomy and physiology of the autonomic nervous system, its functions, and associated nerve plexuses. We’ll discuss the differences between the parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous functions, related neurotransmitters, and receptor types.

Course Details

  • Videos 9
  • Duration 0:15 h
  • Quiz questions 18
  • Concept Pages 0


Your Educators of course Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) – Physiology (Nursing)

 Jasmine Clark, PhD

Jasmine Clark, PhD

Dr. Jasmine Clark is a Lecturer of Microbiology, Human Anatomy and Physiology at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University, Georgia, USA.
She obtained her Doctoral Degree in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from Emory University’s Laney Graduate School in 2013. Currently, she is a Senior Clinical Instructor in Nursing in Atlanta.
Due to her experience, in the academic year 2020-2021, she was part of the GA Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Clark teaches courses on Nursing, specifically Physiology.

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