The Nervous System

This training program reviews the human nervous system in detail.

The Nervous System
  • Rs.1,500


The nervous system is an extremely vital system of the human body. It is responsible for carrying out all the communications within the body and controls bodily functions along with the endocrine system. The nervous system is made up of an intricate network of cells and nerves that transmits messages to and from the spinal cord and brain. It comprises of the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

1. describe the function and composition of the nervous system.


The course objectives specifically target OT and Anesthesia technicians, and other allied healthcare professionals


1. Define the nervous system

2. Components

3. Types (central and peripheral nervous system)

4. The vestibular system and its components

5. Structure and function of each sensory organ

6. The process of passing information from sensory organs to the nervous system

7. Nervous Tissue: Definition and function

8. Types of nervous tissue

9. Structure and function of neurons

10. Structure and function of supporting cells (synapses, neurotransmitters)

11. The Central Nervous System: Definition

12. Structure & components (motor system, sensory system, meninges)

13. Function of each component

14. The Peripheral System: Definition

15. Structure & components (cranial and spinal nerves, branches of the autonomous nervous system)

16. Function of each component

17. Reflex actions