Physiology II Distance Learning Course - 100 hours duration

By: ACS Distance Education  17/06/2013
Keywords: Distance learning, online course, correspondence courses

Physiology II - Distance Learning Course There are 9 lessons in this module as follows: 1. Cellular Physiology Menbrane transport Simple passive transport Facilitated passive transport Active transport Transcription, translation and post transcriptional modification Cellular metabolism Cellular energy production Homeostasis Homeostatic balance Feedback system Body temperature Effect of temperature on enzymes Adenosine triphosphate Glycolysis 2. Histophysiology Physiology of tissue Epithelial tissue Connective tissue Dense connective tissue Cartlidge Bone tissue Bone physiology Compact bone Spongy bone Muscle tissue Muscle fibre: filament types Nervous tissue 3. Systems Physiology Central and peripheral nervous systems Somatic and autonomic nervous systems Sensory, motor and integrated systems General senses The process of sensation Special senses Autonomic nervous system Autonomic reflexes Parasympathetic nervous system Sympathetic nervous system 4. Neurophysiology Structure of the nervous system Parts of a neuron Classification of different neurons Neuron function Action potentials Graded potentials Synapses: electrical, chemical Neurotransmitters Neural circuits Different functions of the brain Homeostatic reflex arc Spinal chord and spinal nerves 5. Endocrinology Functions of endocrine system Actions of hormones Hormone target cells Anterior pituitary gland hormones Actions of posterior pituitary Actions of adrenal gland: cortex and medula Pancreatic hormones Thyroid gland Parathyroid Adrenal glands Pancreas Hormone receptors 6. Cardiovascular Physiology Heart function Cardiac cycle Heart muscle cell contraction Blood vessels Blood: regulation, erthrocyte physiology, leucocytes Hemostasis Lymphatic system Blood flow Gas transport Arterial alveolar gradient Oxygen transport Factors affecting oxygen release by haemoglobin 7. Immunology Immune system structure Lymphatic organs and tissues Types of resistance Non specific cellular and chemical defences: phagocytes, natural killer cells The inflammatory response Specific defence mechanisms Humoral immunity Antibodies Antigens 8. Respiratory Physiology Respiratory epithelium The lungs Airway anatomy Alveoli Nasal and oral cavities Larynx, trachea, bronchial tree Function of respiratory system Pulmonary ventilation Lung volumes and capacity 9. Renal Physiology Urinary system Blood and nerve supply NephronsKidney functions Remal processes Glomerular filtration Electrolyte and Acid base balance Tubular reabsorption Tubular secretion Ureters Urinary bladder Urethra Micturition process Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Science/PHYSIOLOGY-II-BSC111-540.aspx

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