Spring 2018 Online Courses

 

Imaging Methods for Social, Clinical, and Affective Neuroscience

30 CE Credits - Course begins January 8, 2018

This 15-week course outlines the brief history of brain imaging and contemporary developments in the use of functional and structural neuroimaging in the cognitive and clinical neurosciences. The goal is to focus on those imaging methods that permit direct, non-invasive analysis of brain functioning in humans. At the outset, this course will review the basic principles of psychophysiology and functional neuroanatomy to provide context for the discussion of neuroimaging. The course then describes a number of brain imaging techniques and then provides a detailed overview of the most common form of brain imaging modality, MRI, including both structural and functional approaches. The ultimate goal of this course is for the clinical neuropsychologist to understand the basic assumptions of brain imaging approaches and how they are applied (and mis-applied) in the clinical neurosciences, as well as recent clinical applications in diagnostics and treatment planning.
  
COURSE DIRECTOR 
Frank G. Hillary, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
Social Life and Engineering Science Imaging Center
Pennsylvania State University

COURSE FEES
NAN Members: $450 
Non-members: $750

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Clinical Neuroanatomy

30 CE Credits - Course begins January 8, 2018

The goal of this 15-week course is to provide students with a working knowledge of the basic neuroanatomic structures of the central nervous system including the motor system, somatosensory system, cranial nerves, cerebellum, basal ganglia, limbic structures, ventricles, meninges, and the vascular supply of the brain. After each major system, structure, or anatomical pathway is presented, the consequences of damage to that system will be presented. These are referred to as “Key Clinical Concepts” in your textbook and throughout these modules. Furthermore, clinical cases will be presented to help solidify the anatomical facts. In this fashion, the neuroanatomical details will take on clinical relevance, and thus a deeper appreciation of how the central nervous system operates will hopefully be attained. 
  
COURSE DIRECTOR 
Gregory P. Lee, Ph.D.
Professor of Neuropsychology & Director of Training 
Barrow Neurological Institute 
Phoenix, AZ

COURSE FEES
NAN Members: $450 
Non-members: $750

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Behavioral & Cognitive Neurology

24 CE Credits - Course begins January 8, 2018

The goal of this 12-week course is to provide students with an overview of the behavioral geography and large scale networks of the brain and to review the disorders of higher cortical functions and the major neurobehavioral syndromes, including frontal lobe syndromes, hemispheric asymmetries, attention and confusional states, memory and amnesias, aphasia and related disorders, affective prosody and aprosodias, disorders of complex visual processing, and the dementias.

COURSE DIRECTOR 
Gregory P. Lee, Ph.D.
Professor of Neuropsychology & Director of Training 
Barrow Neurological Institute 
Phoenix, AZ

COURSE FEES
NAN Members: $360 
Non-members: $600

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