After completing this course, you will be able to

  • Identify the function and relationships of important neuroanatomic structures.
  • Apply essential but basic knowledge of neuroanatomy to the clinical aspects of diagnosis and localization.
  • Master the eight steps of a top to bottom full neurological examination.
  • Confidently discriminate normal from abnormal when performing each of the eight examination steps.
  • Decide which portions of the examination are essential in certain clinical circumstances.

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Chapter 2

The cerebral hemispheres

In this chapter, learn about the division of function among the cerebral hemispheres, and glean clinical pearls for localizing pathologies that you’re likely to see in your clinic.
6 Lessons (26m 54s)
Chapter 3

The cerebellum and basal ganglia

Dive deep into the cerebellum and basal ganglia. You’ll review clinicoanatomic correlations so you can recognize signs of motor control dysfunction stemming from this region.
6 Lessons (25m 26s)
Chapter 5

The spinal cord

Diagnose key spinal cord syndromes and locate lesions. Here, you’ll review the anatomy of the spinal cord so you can recognize and localize a spinal cord pathology.
7 Lessons (34m 53s)