HSI Nervous System Unit - BCPS INTRANET

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    Today, computers are used for doing homework and for balancing the family budget. Video games are more popular than Monopoly. Computers are used for everything from storing information and producing the words you are reading at this moment.

     However, the human nervous system is more complex and more capable than any computer known to man.

    I’m more

    powerful than

    any computer.

    KWL Technique

    This technique will help you to be actively involved in your learning. You may list vocabulary words, draw diagrams, or write reactions. It is up to you to decide how you put the information down.

    K W L

    KNOW Want to Learn Learned

    List what you already List what you want to After completing the unit

    know about this area. learn about this area. (Hint list what you have learned

     review the Unit Objectives) about the area.

    Unit Objectives

1. Identify functions of the nervous system.

    2. Identify the major structure of the nervous system. 3. List the signs and symptoms of common diseases and disorders of the nervous system.

    4. Describe measures for preventing nervous diseases and disorders. 5. Describe measures for treating nervous diseases and disorders. 6. Say, spell and define terms related to the nervous system. 7. Demonstrate basic competencies in science.

    8. Demonstrate application of knowledge of basic math skills.

Unit Directions


    1. Read all of the directions for the unit first.

    2. Read the assigned readings and use the techniques of “power notes” and the “think-

    pair-share” to understand the readings. Place notes in notebook.

    3. Take notes on all lectures/discussions and place them in your notebook. 4. View demonstration of clinical skills and practice them before clinical testing starts if appropriate for the unit.

    5. Use your time wisely… stay on task. On-task is a skill we practice at all times in

    this course.


    thRead Chapters 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 in Human Anatomy and Physiology 4 edition.

Complete Unit Vocabulary

    Be sure you understand the terms you are defining.

Take Notes on Chapters, Lectures and films.

    Complete your notes (outline, review questions, power- notes, mapping, etc) after reading the selected sections of the book.

    Take notes on all lectures and place in this section.

    Take notes on all films and place in this section.

Answer the clinical questions.

    Apply your basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology to a clinical scenario. This will help improve your critical thinking and analytical ability. It will also help you to feel more comfortable in the clinical setting when you take the 2-hour block of Health Science II and III.

Extra Credit

    Complete the medical update for extra credit.

    Complete the Unit Test Review and keep for the test. DO NOT TURN IT IN WITH THE UNIT.

    Unit Vocabulary

Learn how to say and spell these terms. Then define them in terms of a working

    definition that you understand and can use in the clinical area.




Blood-Brain Barrier-


Cerebral Spinal Fluid (Csf)-

Cerebral Ventricles-



    Electroencephalography (EEG) -


    Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap)-





Reflex Arc-



    Chapter Notes and Questions

    While reading and reviewing the assigned chapters(s) take notes of major concepts and details that will help you to understand the content.

     th edition. Read Chapter 11 in Human Anatomy and Physiology 4

th edition. Read Chapter 12 in Human Anatomy and Physiology 4

thRead Chapter 13 in Human Anatomy and Physiology 4 edition.

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