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PEP025: Neuroanatomy and Physiology for Technicians

20 hours of CE credit, Course Fee $475.
Instructors: Cynthia Kerson

$900 When Purchased With PEP020

Cynthia Kerson

Cynthia Kerson

MS, Ph.D., BCB, BCN (Assistant Program Director)

Course Concept & Description: 

This course is specifically created for those trainers who will be supervised by a BCN. It will cover areas of neuroanatomy and physiology important to the trainer to aide in observation and training of the clients who are participating in neuromodulation through a supervising clinician.

Format:  

This course uses remote study format. The course materials are accessed from the course web site. The lecture portion of the course is presented through a series of audiovisual lectures profusely illustrated by power-point slides. Reading assignments parallel the lectures. After watching the lecture(s) and reading the assigned supporting files, you will respond to a quiz of short essay or multiple-choice review questions. The answered questions are then emailed to the instructor. You and the instructor will discuss each unit via email chat after your answers are assessed. Once satisfactorily completed, the student may move to the next section.

Topic Outline:

This course is accredited by BCIA for certification as a BCN-T. It provides the required 20 hours with the following modules:

Nervous System Organization

Cells of the Nervous System

Hormones & Behavior

Sensory Systems

Motor Systems

Arousal. Sleep, Learning, & Memory

Emotion, Motivation, & Addiction

Major Networks

Schedule:

There is one year to complete the course. Just contact us at admin@behavmedfoundation.org or 800 530 6658 to get started.

Duration of course validity:

There is one year to complete the course. Courses not completed by that time must be repurchased if still available. No refunds are provided for courses not completed within one year of purchase. If the course is repurchased, the instructor will honor previously submitted work.

CE Credit:

These are continuing education, not university accredited, courses. The Behavioral Medicine R&T Foundation is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Behavioral Medicine R&T Foundation maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

BCIA:

This course is accepted by the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance for recertification continuing education.

Payment, Refund, Scholarship, and cancellation policies:  

Full payment for each course is required before access to the course is provided. Payment is by credit card though our web site’s secure ordering section or by check in US dollars made out to the Foundation and sent to the address below. Full refund will be made until students are given access to the course materials. After getting access to the course materials there is no refund at all as the Foundation has committed its resources to you and you have access to all of the course materials. A course would only be cancelled due to an extreme emergency on the part of the course instructor or the Foundation. In the highly unlikely event a course is cancelled, you would receive a full refund.

Scholarships: 

The Foundation gives scholarships consisting of 25% off the cost of the course(s) to (a) students and professionals (e.g. clinicians, coaches, teachers) from emerging nations and (b) full time graduate students in developed nations.

Course updates:

Updates to all courses are placed on the course web site as they are made. Students are informed when updates are available. 

Questions / further information?

Contact Dr. Richard Sherman (director of the psychophysiology CE and doctoral programs) at admin@behavmedfoundation.org or 1.253.380.0894.

Administrative Information

Conflict of Interest: Neither the Behavioral Medicine Research & Training Foundation, its staff, nor the course instructor have any conflict of interest involving materials presented in this course.

Student comments about the courses and instructors:

Students who wish to comment about the courses and instructors other than through the “end of course” evaluations may wish to use the Foundation’s account at the anonymous comment submission site Incogneato (www.incognea.to). When a student submits a comment to our account (https://ansr.me/VWv70on the site, there is no way for us to know who sent the comment unless the student provides an email. Students are always welcome to submit comments to this site. We take them very seriously.

Students who wish to make a formal complaint about a course or instructor can do so by following the Foundation’s grievance process which is detailed in the document by that name. Students can request the document from the program’s administrator by emailing admin@behavmedfourndation.org.