Advances in Human Brain Science for Clinicians PSYCH 1002

Course Description

Through discussion of the structure and function of the human nervous system, brain-imaging technologies, and advances in understanding sensory perception and the neuroscience of the mind, gain an intuitive appreciation for how the brain operates and how it changes as a result of experience. This one-day class provides a solid foundation for further learning about neuropsychology, allows clinicians to incorporate the latest neuroscientific knowledge into their practices and presents the latest research on the mind-body connection.

Learner Outcomes

By the end of the course, you acquire understanding in the following areas:

  1. Up-to-date information on the chemistry and neural wiring of the human brain
  2. Brain-imaging technologies and how they are used in clinical diagnosis and in basic neuroscientific research
  3. Human brain development and nerve growth factors
  4. Current neuroscientific theories related to the understanding and treatment of a number of different brain disorders
  5. Various ways to incorporate the latest developments from neuroscience research into their practice

Accrediting Associations

American Psychological Association (APA) 7.0 hours
California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) 7.0 hours
Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) 7.0 hours

Applies Toward the Following Certificate(s) and Program(s)


No sections of this course are available for registration.