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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York Institute of Massage, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience


54 hours (12 weeks).
New York Institute of Massage, 4701 Transit Road, Williamsville, New York.

August 1999 - June 2016.*

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system, including central, peripheral, and autonomic systems and discuss how the nervous system affects other major body systems, including the effects of homeostasis and the results of nervous system dysfunction.


Major topics include: vervous system functions and elements, anatomy and behavior of a specialized nerve cell, physiology of nerves, conduction types and physiology, the brain and connecting to other systems, mapping the regions of the brain, the cerebellum and its functions, geography and function of the spine, spinal nerves, afferent and efferent impulses, dermatomes and plexi. NOTE: Laboratory work is not included.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/ associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Biology, Health Science, or related disciplines (12/98) (5/01) (6/06 revalidation) (6/11 revalidation). NOTE: Credit is not recommended as a laboratory science course. *NOTE: The credit recommendation for this course dates back to an earlier curriculum. Please refer to other sections for further information.