The Nervous System pathologies course establishes a foundation paradigm of the workings of the human brain and peripheral structures. The health professional garners a genuine understanding of nervous tissue structure, function. From this foundation is built an appreciation for the appearance of disease and the resources available to prevent, manage and remedy the most common cardiac health challenges of our time.
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- Review of major anatomy and physiology of brain, PNS and neurons.
- Properties such as conductivity, uni-directional flow of information, balance of excitatory/inhibitory actions, responses to training and therapy.
- Discussion of symptoms and etiology of major Nervous system pathologies within the brain, neurons, neurotransmitters, including latest methods of treatment.
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on establishing a foundation paradigm of the workings of the human brain and peripheral structures.
- Identify the role of the nervous system
- List the major divisions of the nervous system
- Identify the principle compartments of the brain
- List the components of a reflex arc
- Identify the parts of a neuron
- Recognize the role of neurotransmitters
- Identify glial cells and similar supporting structures
- Identify the characteristics and results of a Stroke
- List the cause and signs of Parkinson’s Disease
- Recognize morphology observed with Dementia
- List the cause and symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis
- Identify non-surgical interventions for neuro-pathologies
A webinar is LIVE INTERACTIVE audio and video course delivered over the Internet to your computer. With a HomeCEU webinar, you are able to see, hear and interactive with the course presenter. In many courses, demonstrative video will be used to further enhance your learning experience. All content used in the presentation will also be made available to you for your personal use (PowerPoint Slides, Reference Materials etc.).
Contact Hours: 3 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Massage Therapists, Licensed Massage Therapist, Nurses
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Criteria for Completion: Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved
Financial – James Menz is employed by University of Delaware and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service