Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
7501001081998PHYSIOLOGYCompulsory125
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is learning general concepts of physiology and physiologic terminology, general and special knowledge about cell, membrans and muscles, circulatory, respiratory, digestory, genitourinary, nervous systems and sensory organs.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Associate Prof. Dr.Özlem Alkan Yılmaz, Associate Prof. Dr.Gönül Peker, Prof. Dr. Serdar Demirgören, Prof. Dr. Lütfiye Kanıt, Prof. Dr. Ersin Koylu, Associate professor Dilek Taşkıran, Associate Prof. Dr. Burcu Balkan, Associate Prof. Dr.Taner Dağcı
Learning Outcomes
1Understanding introduction to physiology and homeostasis.
2Understanding general information about structure of membrans of the cell.
3Understanding the blood physiology, lymphatic system and body defences.
4Acquiring general and special information on muscular system and different muscles.
5Understanding the physiology of the respiratory system and its separate parts.
6Understanding the physiology of the digestive system.
7Understanding the circulatory system, function of the heart, vessels and nerves of the heart, arterial, venous and lymphatic systems, general and special terms of the circulatory system.
8Understanding the physiology and physiologic features of the endocrine system.
9Understanding physiology of the genitourinary system.
10Acquiring general information on the nervous system and special knowledge of its separate parts.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Introduction to physiology, general concepts in physiology and homeostasis. General knowledge about structure of membrans of the cell. General knowledge about the blood physiology, lymphatic system and body defences. General and special knowledge on the muscular system and different muscles. General knowledge on the circulatory system, physiology of the heart, vessels and nerves of the heart, arterial, venous and lymphatic systems. General knowledge on the respiratory system, nose, larynx, bronchi, lungs, pleura. Physiology of the mouth, teeth and its masticatory function and alimentary organs. Functional and clinical physiology of the kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, male and female genital organs; topographic anatomy of the genitourinary system. Physiology of the endocrine systems. Physiology of the skin, smell, eye, ear and taste organs. General knowledge about the ervous system, central nervous system, brain membranes, physiology of the brain, cerebellum, pons and spinal cord. General knowledge on the peripheral nervous system, anatomy of the peripheral and autonomic nervous systems.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to physiology and homeostasis Practice in the Clinical Physiology Laboratory, Problem solving
2General information about structure of the cellPractice in the Clinical Physiology Laboratory, Problem solving
3Transport from membrans and membrane potential Practice in the Clinical Physiology Laboratory, Problem solving
4Blood physiology, lymphatic system and body defencesPractice in the Clinical Physiology Laboratory, Problem solving
5Muscular system and different muscles (smooth, cardiac and striated muscle)Practice in the Clinical Physiology Laboratory, Problem solving
6Respiratory system, nose, larynx, bronchi, lungs, pleuraPractice in the Clinical Physiology Laboratory, Problem solving
7Physiology of the digestive system Practice in the Clinical Physiology Laboratory, Problem solving
81. Midterm Exam
9Physiology of circulatory system, function of the heart, vessels and nerves of the heart, arterial, venous and lymphatic systemsPractice in the Clinical Physiology Laboratory, Problem solving
10Physiology of endocrine systemPractice in the Clinical Physiology Laboratory, Problem solving
11Physiology of the urinary system Practice in the Clinical Physiology Laboratory, Problem solving
12Physiology of the male and female genital systemsPractice in the Clinical Physiology Laboratory, Problem solving
13Spinal cord and brain stem, physiology of the brain, cerebellum, ventricles and membranes of the brainPractice in the Clinical Physiology Laboratory, Problem solving
14Spinal and cranial nerves, physiology of the autonomic nervous system, physiology of the sense organs Practice in the Clinical Physiology Laboratory, Problem solving
152. Midterm Exam
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Guyton, A.C. and Hall, J.E. (2008) Medical Physiology. W.B.Saunders Company 2. Ganong, W. F. (2008) Medical Physiology. Prentice-Hall International Inc 3. Vander, A.J., Sherman, J.H., Luciano, D.S. (2007) Human Physilogy. New York 4. A.D.A.M’s Interactive Physiolgy Compact Discs.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination212
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Laboratory13226
Team/Group Work10110
Individual Study for Homework Problems10110
Individual Study for Mid term Examination21530
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)127
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO255 4 4   3 3
LO355 4 4   3 3
LO455 4 4   3 3
LO555 4 4   3 3
LO655 4 4   3 3
LO755 4 4   3 3
LO854 4 4   3 3
LO955 4 4   3 3
LO1054 4 4   3 3
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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