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P R E C L I N I C A L S C I E N C E S
School Of Medicine
C O U R S E S T R U C T U R E
The basic sciences program consists of lectures, practicals, tutorials, and moderated group study which provides students with the knowledge and understanding needed to start clinical medicine. In addition, there is the development and understanding of knowledge self-assessment which will prepare students for a world where medical practice is rapidly evolving.
The Pre-Clinical Medical Sciences program consists of 92 weeks and is divided into 11 blocks. Block Zero is 12 weeks in length while Blocks 1 through 10 are 8 weeks. The pre-clinical program consists of instruction in all the basic sciences, USMLE Step 1 exam preparation, and introduction to clinical medicine.
Block 6 – Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems.
Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems. This is an introduction to the field of neurosciences. Topics include gross anatomical structure & function, microscopic anatomy & function, neuro-physiology, pathology and microbiology of selected CNS diseases. Pharmacologic therapy for Neurological problems is discussed
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