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BIOS5091: Clinically Based Neuroscience (2013 - Semester 1)
|Unit:||BIOS5091: Clinically Based Neuroscience (6 CP)|
|Faculty/School:||Discipline of Biomedical Science|
Dr Huang, Jin
|Session options:||Semester 1|
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|Brief Handbook Description:||This unit of study introduces fundamental concepts of nervous system organisation and function. Anatomy of the brain and spinal cord is studied using models to understand cortical and subcortical pathways as well as integrating centres that control movement and posture. The physiology component will introduce students to mechanisms underlying signal generation and neural transmission, mechanisms of spinal reflexes, the function of the somatosensory and autonomic nervous system and motor pathways. Tutorials will consist of case studies aimed at identifying simple neural problems associated with sensory and motor systems and are specifically designed for students following professional preparation degrees.|
|T&L Activities:||3hr lectures, 2hr practicals/week and a small online component|
|Assessment Description:||mid semester exam (30%), assigment (15%), end semester exam (55%)|
The following is a list of courses which have added this Unit to their structure.
|Master of Occupational Therapy||2010, 2011, 2012, 2013|
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