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Pharmacy Course I

 

                             Pharmacy Course I                             

PCOL 283 Curriculum

 

RECOMMENDED TEXT BOOK:

        

          -   Human Physiology - Guyton Mechanism of Disease

 

COURSE TIMING:

 

Lectures Day:        Saturday 10:00 – 12:00 P.M.  

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Lectures (hours)

Subjects

6

Introduction/GIT

6

Endocrine/Reproduction

6

Renal /Acid base

6

CNS

 

1. Gastrointestinal Physiology:

 

Introduction/Methods of evaluation.

Nervous & hormonal control of GIT

Swallowing & vomiting.

Intestinal secretion & absorption.

Quiz-1

Physiology of liver & Pancreas.

 

2. Endocrine physiology & Reproduction:

 

Introduction:-

Definition of hormones.

- Pituitary gland: Functions, control of different hormones.

- Growth hormone.

- Thyroid.

Ancreatic hormones: functions/control.

Glucocorticoids.

Functions/control.

Spermatogenesis/Testosterone

Ovarian Cycle/Female hormones. Reproduction.

 

3. Renal Physiology/Acid base balance:

 

Functional Anatomy of the kidney.

Glomerular functions and clearance.

Quiz 2 (Reproduction/Renal)

Tubular Functions, Concentrating mechanisms of the kidney.

Acid base balance systems

Acid base disturbances

 

4. Central Nervous System:

 

CAT-II

Reproduction+ Renal +Acid/base

Functional anatomy of CNS

Synaptic transmission & neurotransmitters

Somatic sensations & receptors.

Quiz-3 (CNS)

Control of motor functions.

Hypothalamus & Regulation of body Temperature.

Physiology of limbic system.

 

 

EVALUATION:

 

1. Two written continuous assessment exams (20X2)                              = 40   marks

2. Quizzes (3) + assignments                                                                   =  20   marks

3. Final written Exam                                                                              =  40   marks     

                                                                                                    Total  = 100   marks

 

CAT-I:    GIT/Endocrine.

CAT-II:    Reproduction/Renal.

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