University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Medical Student Education

Course: MD 557 - Neural Science

This course is designed to organize study of the nervous and behavioral system through lessons that integrate cellular and systems neurobiology, neuroanatomy, neuropharmacology, neurophysiology and pathophysiology, psychopathology, and the neurologic and mental status examinations and related interviewing, diagnostic testing and imaging.

Several instructional methods support learning in this course, including lecture, online independent study modules, readings from a variety of sources, laboratory sessions, physical examination and interviewing skills sessions, and case discussions prepared by students. Case discussions contain significant unique content and focus on symptoms, differential diagnosis, pathologic anatomy and pathophysiology, genetics, ethics, pharmacology and clinical imaging.

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