Nervous System - Peripheral Nervous System

This module provides an introductory overview of the Peripheral Nervous System.

Content authors:
  • Victoria Harnik
  • Phillip Smith
Module direction:
  • Victoria Harnik
  • Mel Rosenfeld
  • Gregory Dorsainville

Learning objectives for this Activity:

By the end of this module, you will be able to:
1. Describe and identify the major components of the Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)

2. Describe the two types of glial cells of the PNS

3. Describe how nerve roots enter and exit the spinal cord

4. Describe the structure of a typical peripheral nerve

5. Describe the structures of each of the major types of ganglia in the PNS

6. Compare and contrast the different components of the autonomic nervous system

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