Cardiovascular System/Autonomic Nervous System Tutor

Synopsis
A teaching package in four parts, suitable for self-paced open learning or part of a lecture course. Approximate 5 hours teaching material.
Series
Pccal: Pharmacy Consortium for Computer Aided Learning, Tltp Project
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; Computer program. Floppy disk. PC version only.
Year of production
1995
Availability
Out of Distribution
Notes
Available to UK higher education institutions.
Uses
Undergraduate pharmacy.
Subjects
Medical sciences
Keywords
autonomic nervous system; cardiovascular system; computer-assisted learning; medical education; pharmacy studies; Teaching & Learning Technology Programme

Distribution Formats

Type
CD-ROM

Sections

Title
Introduction, An
Synopsis
Part 1: An introduction to the concepts covered.

Title
Experimental set-up
Synopsis
Part 2: Outlines the methods used to anaesthetise and prepare a rat for injecting drugs, to record blood pressure and heart rate, and to stimulate autonomic nerves in the lab.

Title
Parasympathetic autonomic nervous system, The
Synopsis
Part 3: A guided experiment through vagus nerve stimulation and injection of acetylcholine. also covers the use of antagonists to distinguish receptor types.

Title
Sympathetic autonomic nervous system, The
Synopsis
Part 4: A guided experiment covering injection of adrenaline and noradrenaline compared to stimulation of the cardiac nerve; also covers the difference between adrenoceptor types by using of receptor blocking drugs.

Production Company

Name

Aston University

Distributor

Name

University of Bath, School of Pharmacy

Email
pccal@bath.ac.uk
Web
http://www.bath.ac.uk/PCCAL/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01225 826826 ext 5110
Address
Claverton Down
Bath
BA2 7AY
Notes
contact: Mr Keith Brown

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