Undergraduate Course: Physiology 2 (BIME08005)
||School of Biomedical Sciences
||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
||Available to all students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)
||SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
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||A systematic survey of general mammalian (mainly human) physiology which lays the groundwork for all subsequent courses in Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience. Course topics include: the composition of body fluids and fluid homeostasis, membrane structure in relation to function, nerves and hormones, the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal and gastro-intestinal systems and an introduction to reproductive physiology.
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Course Delivery Information
|Delivery period: 2010/11 Semester 1, Available to all students (SV1)
||WebCT enabled: Yes
|Med And Vet||Laboratory||1-11|| 14:00 - 17:00||or 14:00 - 17:00|
|King's Buildings||Lecture||1-11|| 12:10 - 13:00|
|King's Buildings||Lecture||1-11|| 11:10 - 12:00|
|King's Buildings||Lecture||1-11|| 10:00 - 10:50|
||Week 1, Monday, 10:00 - 10:50, Zone: King's Buildings. Swann Lecture Theatre, Kings Buildings |
||Laboratory Mon 1400-1700 or Th 1400-1700. Labs take place in the BMTO, Doorway 3, Medical School, Teviot Place.
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||Physiology 2||2:00||pencils / rubbers|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||Physiology 2||2:00||3 x 8 sides|
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
|A knowledge and understanding of the action of the major physiological systems in the human body.
Experience of conducting individual literature research in producing a major course essay.
Enhancing laboratory competence via: bench work and group practical work developing co-operation skills.
|1 x 1500 word essay 18%, Practicals = 10%, degree examination = 72%.
||Dr Peter Flatman
Tel: (0131 6)50 3254
||Ms Lisa Ketchion
Tel: (0131 6)51 1629
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