Courses Catalogue

Selected Topics In Blood And Body Fluids

COURSE CODE: PHY3102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Physiology (Bachelor)
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

COURSE CONTENT

 

a. Body fluid (7 LH)

 

ii.      -advances in body fluid regulation and the factors that affect body fluid distribution

iii.     advances Physiological variations of body fluid and ageing

 

iv.      advances Techniques for quantifying various body fluid volumes v.           Advances in fluid and electrolyte therapies

b.   Hematopoietic system  (7 LH)

 

i.      New advances in the blood replacement therapy

 

ii.      Effects of extreme environmental conditions on hematopoietic system iii.     -physiologic basis in the mPHAgement of common diseases affecting

the hematopoietic system

 

iv.      -Physiologic basis of mPHAgement of blood cancers v.            -Stem cell studies in hematology

 

 

c.   Hematological values  (6 LH)

 

i.      Regulation of normal hematological values

 

ii.      -Physiological variations in hematological values, eg. not limited to; Pregnancy, neonatal period, ageing

iii.     Techniques for measuring hematological values

 

iv.      -Hemoglobin genotype (normal and abnormal) determination, incidence/clinical importance.

d.   Hemostasis  (3 LH)


i.      Coagulation mechanism ii.      Fibrinolytic system

 

 

e.   Immunology in health and disease  (2 LH)

 

i.      Cellular and innate immunity

 

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

 

Lectures, seminars, tutorials, and fieldwork, laboratory rotations

 

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIA