Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    May 25, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2018-2019
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PSY-734 Neurological Disorders

4 semester credits
This course addresses the underlying neurological and organic bases, psychological ramifications, and neuropsychological consequences of common neurological disorders.
Delivery Method: Distance/Electronically Mediated
Grading Default: Letter
Note: Elective
Learning Outcome(s):  

  1. Be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge of the organization of higher cortical functions as applied to specific neurological/neuropsychiatric disorders.
  2. Be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge of neuropsychological/cognitive test profiles pertaining to neurological/neuropsychological disorders, including familiarity with the process approach to clinical neuropsychology set forth by Edith Kaplan and her colleagues. Knows the differences between Kaplan’s approach and the “battery” approach of others, including strengths and weaknesses of each approach.
  3. Be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge of disease-specific cognitive profiles.
  4. Be familiar with neurological and neuropsychiatric symptoms typical of specific neurological disorders.

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