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Department Courses

Courses:

Bachelor Program

Physiology department runs several undergraduate courses, which is part of the basic training for students in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and applied medical sciences colleges.

These courses are defined by specific symbols and you will find below the course description:

College of Medicine

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This course includes study of the concept of homeostasis, body fluids composition and distribution, cellular physiology, transport mechanisms, blood physiology and autonomic nervous system.

Dr. Nirvana Bayoumi

Introduction to Basic Medical Sciences

111 FOND

This course includes the study of physiology of bone, properties of nerve fibres, resting membrane potential, nerve action potential, neuromuscular transmission, excitation-contraction coupling and physiology of muscle contraction.

Dr. Manan Al-Haqbani

 locomotor system

115 MUSC

•This course includes the study of physiology of ventilation, mechanics of breathing, lung functions in health and disease, gas exchange and transfer physiology, regulation of breathing and effect of exercise on the respiratory system

Dr. Aida Korish

Respiratory

RESP 112

This course includes the study of properties of the cardiac muscle, cardiac cycle, normal electrocardiogram and cardiac arrhythmias, heart sounds and murmurs, venous return & cardiac output, heart failure, blood pressure and its regulation, capillary circulation and shock.

Dr. Mohammed Mansour

Cardiovascular     

113 CARD

This course includes the study of functional anatomy of the kidneys, glomerular filtration, renal clearance, tubular transport, physiology of micturition, counter-current mechanisms of urine concentration, physiology of acid base balance, buffer systems and acid-base disorders.

Dr. Maha Saja

Renal

114 NEPH

This course includes the study of physiology of receptors and synapses, spinal cord functions and reflexes, ascending and descending tracts, autonomic nervous system, brainstem functions, physiology of sleep and consciousness, physiology of special senses, proprioception, functions of cerebellum, basal ganglia and cerebral cortex, physiology of speech, physiology of pain and pain modulation, autoregulation of cerebral blood flow, physiology of ageing, postural reflexes and upper & lower motor neuron lesions.

  Prof. Sultan Miyo

Central Nervous System

222 NEURO

This course includes the study of general principles of GIT physiology, oesophageal motility & pathophysiology of GERD, physiology of stomach and gastric secretions, physiology of pancreas, small intestines and colon, bilirubin metabolism, physiology of liver and enterohepatic circulation of bile, coagulation mechanisms and functions of platelets, reticuloendothelial system and physiology of spleen.

Dr. Hayam Gad

Gastrointestinal & Nutrition

223 DIGST

This course includes the study of functions of various hormones released from various endocrine glands such as anterior and posterior pituitary glands, thyroid and parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, pancreas and gonads. Applied aspects are also taught such as acromegaly, dwarfism, cretinism, myxedema, thyrotoxicosis, diabetes mellitus, cushing’s syndrome, addison’s disease, pheochromocytoma etc.

Dr. Khalid Al-Rukaei

Endocrine

225 ENDO

This course includes the study of male & female reproductive systems, sexual differentiation and development, functions of sex hormones, physiology of puberty, ovarian and uterine cycle; physiology of pregnancy and neuro-endocrine control of reproduction.

Dr. Mohammed Al-Otaibi

Reproduction

224 REPRO

 

 

 

 

Faculty of Dentistry

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This curriculum was designed for Dental students to provide the basic knowledge of Human Physiology encompassing the functions of blood and all other human body systems including cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, nervous, muscular, renal, endocrine and reproductive systems. This curriculum is planned to be covered in one complete academic year.

Dr. Aurangzeb Taj Halepota

Dr. Aida Korish

Human Physiology

PSL-113

         

 

 

faculty of Pharmacy

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This curriculum was designed for Pharmacy students to offer the basic knowledge of Human Physiology including units of Cell, Blood, Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Cardiovascular System and Muscle Physiology. This curriculum is planned to be covered in one complete semester.

Dr. Salah Ahmed Eltayeb

 Dr. Manan Al-Hakbany

 

 

Human Physiology-1

  PCOL-215

PHL-215

This curriculum was designed for Pharmacy students to offer the basic knowledge of Human Physiology, which includes functions of Gastrointestinal, Nervous, Renal, Endocrine and Reproductive Systems. This curriculum is planned to be covered in one complete semester.

Prof. Mohammad Al-Zoghaibi

Dr. Maha Saja

 

Human Physiology-2

  PCOL-226

         

 

COLLEGE OF NURSING

 

 

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This curriculum was designed for Nursing students to offer the basic knowledge of Human Physiology, which includes functions of Gastrointestinal, Nervous, Renal, Endocrine and Reproductive Systems. This curriculum is planned to be covered in one complete semester.

 Dr. Hayam Ibrahim Gad

Human Physiology-

PSL-224

 

 

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