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An overview of the relevant aspects of the epidemiology, clinical presentation, basic disease mechanisms, diagnostic approaches and treatment options of the most common neurological diseases.

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This six-week course includes the following eleven modules:

Module 1: Overview of basic anatomy and functions of the nervous system.
Module 2: Stroke
Module 3: Epilepsy
Module 4: Neurodegenerative diseases
Module 5: Alterations of consciousness and brain death
Module 6: Nervous system infections
Module 7: Traumatic brain injury
Module 8: Movement disorders
Module 9: Headache
Module 10: Back pain
Module 11: Neuromuscular diseases



Daniel Lowenstein, MD
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Neurology
School of Medicine

S. Andrew Josephson, MD
Associate Professor
School of Medicine

Wade Smith, MD
School of Medicine


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