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Date Updated: October 18, 2017

Basic Science: Neuroscience

The Basic Science Neuroscience content outline includes:

Outline
System  
General Principles of Foundational Science
5%–10%
Nervous System & Special Senses
90%–95%
  Embryonic development, fetal maturation, and perinatal changes
  Organ structure and function
  Brain stem
  Brain
  Sensory systems
  Motor systems
  Autonomic nervous system
  Peripheral nerves
  Cell/tissue structure and function
  Repair, regeneration, and changes associated with stage of life
  Infectious, immunologic, and inflammatory disorders
  Neoplasms (cerebral, spinal, and peripheral)
  Cerebrovascular disease
  Disorders relating to the spine, spinal cord, and spinal nerve roots
  Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders
  Neurologic pain syndromes
  Degenerative disorders/amnestic syndromes
  Global cerebral dysfunction
  Neuromuscular disorders
  Movement disorders
  Paroxysmal disorders
  Sleep disorders
  Traumatic and mechanical disorders and disorders of increased intracranial pressure
  Congenital disorders
Endocrine System
1%–5%
Multisystem Processes & Disorders
1%–5%
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