Now Interactive with a CD!

Clinical Neuroanatomy
Made Ridiculously Simple

Stephen Goldberg, MD

This course meets the qualifications for 6 hours of continuing education credit

This course provides an excellent summary of the neuroanatomy relevant to a clinical practice. Designed originally for medical doctors to quickly master the parts of neuroanatomy essential for clinical care, this course is relevant to psychotherapists and nursing professionals, as it provides a "brief, but readable summary of clinically relevant neuroanatomy" (from the Preface). Using mnemonics, humor and case presentations, Clinical Neuroanatomy Made Ridiculously Simple will allow students to meet the following

Learning Objectives

The clinician will be able to:

* Utilize an overview of clinical neuroanatomy
* Discuss the basics of how the nervous system is organized
* Access to a ready reference when they have neuroanatomical questions about their patients
* Assess when to refer a patient to a physician for a neurological exam
* Describe the parts of a Clinical Neuroanatomy assessment that are not within the scope of practice of psychotherapy
* Access the Neuroanatomy Miniatlas in the text


This course meets the qualifications for 6 hours of continuing education credit

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Your test will be graded online, so the moment you have passed, you may print out your certificate of completion.

That's it! You are done!


Stephen Goldberg, MD, is a neuroanatomist, an ophthalmologist and a family physician, making him uniquely qualified to teach Clinical Neuroanatomy. Dr. Goldberg is a Professor Emeritus of Anatomy at the University of Miami School of Medicine. Over 300,000 copies of Clinical Neuroanatomy Made Ridiculously Simple have sold, teaching legions of medical students what they need to know to understand the basics of clinical neuroanatomy.



To receive credit students must
  • register for the course (order on-line or call 1-888-777-3773), after which you will receive the Post-Test. 
  • read Clinical Neuroanatomy Made Ridiculously Simple by Stephen Goldberg, MD
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Clinical Neuroanatomy Made Ridiculously Simple is now available in an interactive format. While the book is the same, it has an included CD-ROM (Windows or Macintosh) now attached to the inside cover. The CD-ROM contains 3-D rotations of the brain, a quiz section, a lab with actual specimens and an interactive format in which the reader can click on any area of the nervous system, wherein the program will then indicate the structure and the deficit that would result from the lesion, with explanations. Also, the reader can click on any symptom and the program will indicate all the areas of the nervous system which could cause that symptom when injured, with explanations. The program also includes a tutorial on how to localize neurologic lesions. Selecting a symptom graphically shows all areas of the nervous system that, when injured, could result in the symptom. Tutorial on how to localize neurologic injuries; Interactive quiz of classic neurologic cases; Single Windows/Macintosh hybrid CD + book. (ISBN #0-940780-57-7); $19.95 + S & H.

  • Pass the post-test
  • Upon passing the test, print your own certificate of completion.



This course consists of a post-test based upon reading the text. There is no online material to read. After you pass the post-test, you may print out your own certificate.


1. General Organization
2. Blood Supply, Meninges and Spinal Fluid
3. Spinal Cord
4. Brain Stem
5. Visual System
6. Autonomic System and Hypothalamus
7. Cerebellum Basal Ganglia and Thalamus
8. Cerebral Cortex
9. Clinical Review
10. Miniatlas


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