Courses Catalogue

Endocrine Reproductive Systems

COURSE CODE: PHY 2102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Physiology, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

PREREQUISITES: PHA1202, PHA1203, PHA2102

 

COURSE JUSTIFICATION

 

This course will introduce students to endocrine and reproductive systems, their inter- relations and how they functionally relate with other organ systems.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

 

This will be a theoretical and practical course in which animal models will be used where applicable  to  acquaint  students  with  functioning  of  the  endocrine  and  reproductive systems and how they affect other organ systems and themselves affected by other factors COURSE AIMS

By the end of this course, the student should be able to do the following;

 

a.   Describe  the  components  of  Endocrine  gland  and  their  roles  in  the  normal functioning of the body.

b.   Describe the functional Anatomy of the hormones and discuss the roles played in the normal functioning of the body.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

By the end of this course, the student should be able to do the following;

 

a.   List organs/tissues which secret hormones in the human body

 

b.   Describe the Hormone: chemical nature and functional classification

 

c.   Discuss  the  functional  relationships  between  hypothalamus,  anterior  pituitary gland, and , liver, thyroid, and adrenal cortex

d.   Explain hormonal control in Homeokinesis of Blood sugar, water, Na, and K, Ca, and Phosphate


e.   Explain  the  hormonal  regulation  of  fight  or  free  r


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