Neuroanatomy Syllabus, FALL 2008

Dr. R. Carter

DATE LESSON 
 
 


 
 
 
Sep. 3 INTRODUCTION TO THE NERVOUS SYSTEM AND TERMINOLOGY (Chapter 1) 
 LABORATORY: LIGHT MICROSCOPY 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
Sep. 8 THE NERVOUS SYSTEM SUPPORT/PROTECTIONS (Chapter 1) 
 LABORATORY: NERVOUS TISSUE: NEURON AND GLIAL
 
 


 
 
 
10 THE SPINAL CORD EXTERNAL ANATOMY (Chapter 2)
 LABORATORY:WET LABORATORY
 
 


 
 
 
15 THE SPINAL CORD FUNCTIONAL LEVELS (Chapter 2)
  LABORATORY: LIGHT BOX AND MICROSCOPY 
 
 


 
 
 
17 THE BRAINSTEM EXTERNAL ANATOMY (Chapter 3) 
 LABORATORY: WET LABORATORY
 
 
 


 
 
 
22 THE BRAINSTEM FUNCTIONAL LEVELS (Chapter 3)
  LABORATORY: LIGHT BOX AND MICROSCOPY
 
 
 


 
 
 
 24  FOREBRAIN TOPOGRAPHY(Chapter 4) 
 LABORATORY: WET LABORATORY EXTERNAL ANATOMY OF THE FOREBRAIN 
 
 


 
 
 
29 FOREBRAIN FUNCTION LEVELS (Chapter 4) 
 LABORATORY: LIGHT BOX AND MICROSCOPY  
 
 


 
 
 
Oct. 1 LOWER MOTOR NEURONS AND PATHWAYS (Chapter 5)
  LABORATORY: LIGHT BOX AND HISTOLOGICAL SLIDES
 
 


 
 
 
 6  PYRAMIDAL SYSTEM: UPPER MOTOR NEURONS (Chapter 6) 
 LABORATORY: REVIEW
 
 


 
 
 
 8 Lecture Material Overview 
 Laboratory: LECTURE EXAMINATION, 100 PTs.
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 13 Exam Open Discussion
  LABORATORY EXAMINATIONS: 100 PTS. EACH 
 
 


 
 
 
 15 Open Discussions for Laboratory Case Study Presentations 
 Laboratory: Case Study Presentations 
 
 


 
 
 
 20 BRAINSTEM MOTOR CENTERS (Chapter 7)
  LABORATORY: Pathway construction and Review  
 
 


 
 
 
 22 BASAL NUCLEI (GANGLIA): ANATOMY(Chapter 8)
 LABORATORY: WET LABORATORY BASAL NUCLEI 
 
 


 
 
 
 27 BASAL NUCLEI (GANGLIA): AFFERENTS AND EFFERENTS (Chapter 8)
 LABORATORY: Pathway construction and Review(DRY-ERASE)
 
 


 
 
 
29 CEREBELLUM: ANATOMY (Chapter 9)
 LABORATORY: WET LABORATORY CEREBELLAR ANATOMY 
 
 


 
 
 
Nov. 3 CEREBELLUM: AFFERENTS AND EFFERENTS (Chapter 9)
  LABORATORY: Pathway construction and Review(DRY-ERASE)
 
 


 
 
 
5 OCCULAR MOTOR SYSTEM AND VESTIBULO-OCULAR REFLEX (Chapter 10)
 LABORATORY: REVIEW WET LABORATORY
 
 


 
 
 
10 REVIEW OF MOTOR SYSTEM (Chapter 10)
 LABORATORY: LECTURE EXAMINATIONS: 100 PTS. EACH
 
 


 
 
 
 12 CLINICAL REVIEW OF MOTOR SYSTEM AND RADIOLOGY 
 LABORATORY: LABORATORY EXAMINATIONS: 100 PTS. EACH
 
 


 
 
 
 20 SOMATOSENSORY PATHWAYS, DORSAL COLUMN-MEDIAL LEMNISCUS SYSTEM
  LABORATORY: LIGHT BOX AND HISTOLOGICAL SLIDES
 
 


 
 
 
 24 SOMATOSENSORY PATHWAYS (SPINOTHALAMIC AND TRIGEMINAL)
  LABORATORY: Pathway construction and Review(DRY-ERASE)
 
 


 
 
 
 26 DIENCEPHALON: AFFERENTS AND EFFERENTS
  LABORATORY: LIGHT BOX AND HISTOLOGICAL SLIDES
 
 
 


 
 
 
Dec. 1 HYPOTHALAMUS
  LABORATORY: 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 3 LIMBIC SYSTEM 
 LABORATORY:LIMBIC STRUCTURES (BRAIN MODELS)
 
 


 
 
 
 8 SPECIAL SENSORY SYSTEMS 
 LABORATORY: HISTOLOGY AND MODELS
 
 


 
 
 
 10 LECTURE: GROUP DISCUSSIONS FOR CASE STUDY PRESENTATIONS
 LABORATORY:PRESENTATIONS 
 
 


 
 
 
 FINAL EXAM WEEK 15-19 OF DECEDMBER