Nerves and Embryology


Module 2
Nerves and Embryology

The Electrochemical Matrix, Neuro-Endocrine-Immune Responses

Content Summary

Central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, somatic nervous system, embryology



How we form ourselves – the embryological development of the central and peripheral nervous systems
The central nervous system overview.
The somatic nervous system. Motor neurons and sensory neurons.
Theories of how nerves work – anatomy and microanatomy
The synapse and the development of the nerve action potential and depolarisation
The phenomenon of the neuron and neural flow, communication in the body
Feeling the brachial and the lumbar sacral plexi

What this module is about

Introduction to main themes of living anatomy
Appreciation of the centrality of the spine
Developing skills and confidence about locating boney landmarks

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