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Year Two: NMB

Neuromuscular and Behavior [NMB] Unit

Unit Co-Chairs

Nurse Educator

Goals and Objectives:

The general goals of the Neuromuscular and Behavior Unit are for the student to:

  1. Acquire and utilize knowledge of the pathology of diseases of the nervous and musculoskeletal systems and of behavioral disorders.
  2. Acquire and utilize knowledge of the treatment of diseases of the nervous and musculoskeletal systems and of behavioral disorders with emphasis on the pharmacologic treatment.
  3. Acquire and utilize knowledge of the infectious diseases affecting the nervous and musculoskeletal systems and behavior.
  4. Acquire and utilize knowledge of the immunologic aspects of diseases of the nervous and musculoskeletal systems.
  5. Acquire and utilize knowledge of the population health, epidemiologic and preventive health aspects of diseases of the nervous and musculoskeletal systems and of behavioral disorders.
  6. Acquire and utilize knowledge of the genetics of diseases of the nervous and musculoskeletal systems and of behavioral disorders.
  7. Acquire and utilize knowledge of the diagnosis and diagnostic approaches of/to diseases of the nervous and musculoskeletal systems and of behavioral disorders.
  8. Acquire proficiency in the clinical skills related to the nervous and musculoskeletal systems and to behavioral disorders.
  9. Review the anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry of the nervous and musculoskeletal systems and behavioral disorders.
  10. Demonstrate proficiency in the acquisition of information through the effective use of information science based methods.