Neurotransmitters: The Bridges of the Brain

Identifies the importance of neurotransmission for higher cognitive functions of the human brain. Outlines known neurotransmitters and their interplay in the brain as well as the influence of various neurotransmitters on thought, mood, and emotions. Identifies the various pharmaceutical and alternative remedies that influence the function of neurotransmitters. Discusses possible ways to optimize patient management and minimize of drug interactions, including those with medications used in dental practice.
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Hour 1

  1.    Neurotransmission and Neurotransmitters
  2.    Definition
  3.    Function
  4.    Importance
  5.    Co-transmission with Other Neurotransmitters
  6.    Interplay in the Brain
  7.     Influence on Thought, Mood, State of Mind, Consciousness, Emotions, and Behavior

 

Hour 2

  1.    Key Neurotransmitters and Their Functions
  2.     Serotonin: Facilitates Initiation and Disappearance of Cognitive Impulse and Relaxation
  3.    Norepinephrine: Determines Daily Levels of Energy, Socialization, Vigilance, and Ability to Concentrate
  4.     Dopamine: The Drive to Pleasure
  5.    Amino Acids as Neurotransmitters
  6.    Neurotransmitter Imbalance and Their Role in Motor and Brain Disorders and Mental Illnesses

 

Hour 3

  1.    Neurotransmitters’ Role In Various Diseases
  2.    Pharmaceutical and Alternative Remedies: Positive Effects and Adverse Side Effects
  3.     Drug Interactions
  4.    Recommended Approaches to Optimizing Patient Management

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the importance of neurotransmission for higher cognitive functions of the human brain.
  2. Outline known neurotransmitters and their interplay in the brain as well as the influence of various neurotransmitters on thought, mood, and emotions.
  3. Identifies the various pharmaceutical and alternative remedies that influence the function of neurotransmitters.
  4. Discuss possible ways to optimize patient management and minimize of drug interactions, including those with medications used in dental practice.
Products specifications
Instructor N. Katz, M.D., Ph.D.
Contact Hours: 3
# of Pages 45
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