The student should have studied and successfully completed the multi-professional courses which include Biology / Chemistry / Physics and Mathematics which are tailor made for medical
Introductory concepts to
Human Physiology, Homeostasis,
Physiological Variations which itself requires that the student understands the normal functioning
of the human body.
To familiarize the students with the hemopoietic system, blood, body fluids and how
these interact to
affected by other organ systems.
This will be a theoretical and practical course in which students will apply the theory
to carry out the practicals in
By the end of
this course, the student should be able to do the following:
Describe the body fluid compartments and explain the mechanisms governing the interchange of the various substances between
different fluid compartments.
b. Describe the components of blood and
their roles in the normal functioning of the body.
c. Describe the regulation of
the normal hematological values, physiological variations
and its regulation.