FTR2009 Clinical Neuroanatomy and NeurophysiologyBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs PHYSIOTHERAPY AND REHABILITATION (TURKISH)General Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
FTR2009 Clinical Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology Fall 2 0 2 4

Basic information

Language of instruction: Turkish
Type of course: Must Course
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: E-Learning
Course Coordinator : Assoc. Prof. HASAN KEREM ALPTEKİN
Course Lecturer(s): Instructor SEDA GÖZENER
Course Objectives: The aim of this course is to combine the anatomical structures and physiological functioning of the central and peripheral nervous system with physiotherapy and rehabilitation.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1. Define the structure ,classifications and functions neuron
2.Summarize the organization of the nervous system.
3.Anatomical and physiological structure of spinal column
4. Explain the diseases of spinal column.
5. Classify the periferal nervous system.
6. Describe fields of periferal nerves
7.Explain basal ganglia and the problems of basal ganglia
8.Evaluate the blood flow and cerebrospinal fluid.
9.Identifies cognitve maps
10.Explain cognitive diseases

Course Content

This course contains nerve tissue, central and peripheral nervous system, autonomic nervous system, spinal cord, plexus, spinal nerves, the medulla oblongata, pons, midbrain, the cerebellum, diencephalon, the basal ganglia, extrapyramidal system, motor control, cortex, Brodmann areas, networks, brain blood flow, cerebrospinal fluid and neuroplasticity.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Nerve tissue
2) Central, peripheral and autonomic nervous system
3) Spinal column
4) Plexus and spinal nerves
5) Medulla oblongata, pons, mesencephalon
6) Cerebellum
7) Diencephalon
8) Midterm exam
9) Basal ganglia and extrapyramidal system
10) Motor control
11) Cortex and Broadman areas
12) Networks
13) Cerebral blood flow and cerebrospinal fluid
14) Neuroplasticity


Course Notes / Textbooks: Ders notları haftalık olarak verilecektir.
The course notes will be given weekly
References: - Taner, D. (1998) Fonksiyonel Nöroanatomi. ODTÜ Geliştirme Vakfı Yayıncılık.
- Snell, R. S. (2017) Klinik Nöroanatomi, 3. Baskı. Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri
- Pınar, L. (2010) Sinir ve Kas Fizyolojisi Temel Bilgiler. Ankara: Elif Yayınevi
- Gilman, S., Newman, S. W. (2002) Manter and Gatz’s essential of clinical neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, 10th Ed. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Company.

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Midterms 1 % 40
Final 1 % 60
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 13 2 26
Study Hours Out of Class 10 7 70
Midterms 1 2 2
Final 1 2 2
Total Workload 100

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To have theoretical and practical knowledge required to fulfill professional roles and functions of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation field. 5
2) To act in accordance with ethical principles and values in professional practice. 5
3) To use life-long learning, problem-solving and critical thinking skills. 4
4) To define evidence-based practices and determine problem solving methods in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation practices, using theories in health promotion, protection and care. 3
5) To take part in research, projects and activities within sense of social responsibility and interdisciplinary approach. 1
6) To have skills for training and consulting according to health education needs of individual, family and the community. 1
7) To be sensitive to health problems of the community and to be able to offer solutions. 1
8) To be able to use skills for effective communication. 1
9) To be able to select and use modern tools, techniques and modalities in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation practices; to be able to use health information technologies effectively. 5
10) To be able to search for literature in health sciences databases and information sources to access to information and use the information effectively. 4
11) To be able to monitor occupational information using at least one foreign language, to collaborate and communicate with colleagues at international level. 4
12) To be a role model with contemporary and professional identity. 5