Autonomic Nervous System

1. Understand the basic functions of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) underlying "flight and flight" and "rest and digest" behaviors.

2. Be able to identify the three main divisions of the ANs, as well as their major functions, preganglionic inputs, postganglionic outputs, and targets.

3. Be able to describe the sensory components of the ANS.

4. Be familiar with the chemistry of synaptic transmission in the ANS and its physiological implications.

5. Understand the concept of referred pain.