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Physiology with pathophysiology elements


Course coordinator:
Kaja Kasarełło, PhD
e-mail: kaja.kasarello[Rozmiar: 4601 bajtów]wum.edu.pl
Michał Kowara, MD, PhD
e-mail: mkowara[Rozmiar: 4601 bajtów]wum.edu.pl


THE REGULATIONS (2023/2024)

THE REGULATIONS
Physiology with patophysiology elements – activities (lectures, seminars, classes)
and credit Academic year 2023/2024

THE REGULATIONS.

 

Didactic materials:
for detailed information, please check syllabus.


The Commission Retakes take place on 13th June, as I had written earlier, in the Department of Physiology, Center of Preclinical Research building (Banacha 1b, storey +1)
Midterm I Commission - at 11:00
Midterm II and III Commision - at 12:30 

There will be 3 questions to each Student, short question about general and important issues that You learned during the course. 


The final exam "Physiology with elements of pathophysiology"
will take place on June 25, 2024
at 4:00 p.m. in the Didactic Center
(test - 100 questions, 4 answers, one correct - 100 minutes. Pass threshold: 60%)


Plan of lectures:
Date 
Topic
1

2023-10-03

Inauguration lecture.

Hall A, Didactic Center, 10.00 a.m.
2

2023-10-10

Brain plasticity. Developmental disorders of plasticity.

Microsoft Teams, 10.10.2023
09.00 a.m.
 

2023-10-17

Behaviour. Limbic system. Prefrontal cortex. Neurobiology of speech.

Microsoft Teams 17.10.2023
09.00 a.m.
3

2023-10-24

Neurodegenerative diseases

Hall A, Didactic Center,
08.30 a.m.
5

2023-10-31

Consciousness and awareness. Disturbances of consciousness.

Microsoft Teams, 31.10.2023
09.00 a.m.
6

2023-11-7

Neurodegeneration in ophthalmic diseases. Clinical aspects.

7

2023-12-12

Hemostasis. Hemostatic disorders.

Hall A, Didactic Center,
08.30 a.m.
8

2024-01-02

Haematologic disorders.

Microsoft Teams, 2.01.2024
09.00 a.m.
9

2024-01-9

Electrocardiography

Microsoft Teams, 9.01.2024
09.00 a.m.
10

2024-01-16

Coronary artery disease. Myocardial infarction.

Hall A, Didactic Center,
08.30 a.m.
11

2024-01-23

The conducting system of the heart. Mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmia. The examples of most common arrhythmia.

Microsoft Teams, 23.01.2024
09.00 a.m.
12

2024-02-20

Short and long-term regulation of blood pressure. Arterial hypertension.

Hall A, Didactic Center,
08.15 a.m.
13

2024-02-27

Pathophysiology of the most common heart diseases.

Microsoft Teams, 27.02.2024
08.15 a.m.
14

2024-03-5

Pathophysiology of acute and chronic heart failure.

Hall A, Didactic Center,
08.15 a.m.
15

2024-03-12

Pulmonary circulation. DVT and pulmonary embolism. Pulmonary hypertension.

Hall A, Didactic Center,
08.15 a.m.
16

2024-03-19

The pathophysiology of the most common respiratory system diseases. Basic diagnostic tests of the respiratory system. Mechanical ventilation.

Hall A, Didactic Center,
Microsoft Teams, 19.03.2024
08.15 a.m.
17

2024-03-26

Pathophysiology of the urinary tract diseases. Basic diagnostic tests.

Hall A, Didactic Center,
08.15 a.m.
18

2024-04-2

Hormonal regulation of metabolism. Regulation of calcium homeostasis. Hormonal regulation of growth. Patophysiology of endocrine system.

Microsoft Teams, 2.04.2024
08.15 a.m.
19

2024-04-9

Pathophysiology of the most common diseases of the digestive system.

Hall A, Didactic Center,
08.15 a.m.
20

2024-04-16
2024-05-21

Physiology and patophysiology of pregnancy.

Hall A, Didactic Center,
08.15 a.m.
21

2024-04-23

Mechanisms of human adaptation to extreme conditions

e-learning platform
22

2024-05-7

Physiology of aging. Civilization diseases.

Microsoft Teams, 7.05.2024
08.15 a.m.

Seminars will be held:

  • Monday Group 3  -  15.00-16.40 Classroom 6, low basement, Pawińskiego 3C
  • Monday Group 4 -   16.40-18.20 – Classroom 6, low basement, Pawińskiego 3C
  • Wednesday Group 2  - 15:00-16:40 Classroom 7, low basement, Pawińskiego 3C
  • Wednesday Group 1  - 16.40-18.20 Classroom 7, low basement, Pawińskiego 3C

Practical classes will be held:

  • Group 4 Friday 09:00-11:30 dept. Classroom, Pawińskiego 3C
  • Group 3 Friday 11:30-14:00 dept. Classroom, Pawińskiego 3C
  • Group 2 Friday 14:15-16.45 dept. Classroom, Pawińskiego 3C
  • Group 1 Friday 16:45-19:15 dept. Classroom, Pawińskiego 3C
Plan of seminars and classes:
Date
seminars
classes
physiology and patophysiology seminars and classes
 
 I
1

02, 04.10.2023

6.10.2023
Electrolyte balance and resting and action potentials. Channelopathies, central demyelinating diseases.
2
09, 11.10.2023
13.10.2024
Neurotransmitter systems of the brain. Autonomic nervous system
3
16, 18.10.2023
20.10.2023
Physiology of motor system I. Physiology of smooth, cardiac and skeletal muscles. 
4
23, 25.10. 2023
27.10.2023
Physiology of motor system II. Regulation of muscle tone. Spinal reflexes. Control of spinal motor mechanisms by brainstem centres. Vestibular system. Maintenance of body equilibrium. Role of basal ganglia and cerebellum in the control of motor functions.
5
30.10, 01.11.2023
3.11.2023
Patophysiology of motor system.
6
06, 08.11.2023
10.11.2023
Physiology of sensory system. Somatic and visceral sensation. Deep sensation. Physiology and patophysiology of pain.
7
13, 15.11.2023
17.11.2023
Sense organs. Vision. Hearing. Smell. Taste. Physiology and patophysiology.
8
20, 22.11.2023
24.11.2023
Biological rhythms. Physiology of sleep and wakefulness. Physiology of the higher psychic functions. Electroencephalography (EEG). Physiology of bahaviour. Organization of the limbic system. Learning and memory. Memory disorders.
9
27, 29.11.2023
1.12.2023

Summary seminar

10
04-08.12.2023

MCQ I

 II
11
11, 13.12.2023
15.12.2023
Blood physiology and patophysiology
12
01, 03.01.2024
5.01.2024
Physiology of cardiovascular system I. Hemodynamic cycle. Regulation of heart contraction force. Blood circulation.
13
08, 10.01.2024
12.01.2024
Physiology of cardiovascular system II. Nervous and humoral regulation of cardiovascular system activity.
14
15, 17.01.2024
19.01.2024
Physiology of cardiovascular system III. Electrocardiography.
15
22, 24.01.2024
26.01.2024
Physiology of cardiovascular system IV. Functions of the microcirculation. Local and humoral regulation of cardiovascular system. 
16
19, 21.02.2024
23.02.2024
Pathophysiology of the cardiovascular system.
17
26, 28.02.2023
1.03.2024
Physiology of the respiratory system I. Anatomy of the respiratory system. Biomechanics of respiration. Neural and humoral control of respiration.
18
04, 06.03.2024
8.03.2024
Physiology of respiratory system II. Clinical physiology of respiratory system. Patophysiology of respiratory system.
19
11, 13.03.2024
15.03.2024

Summary seminar

20
18-22.03.2024

MCQ II

 III
21
25, 27.03.2024
29.03.2024
Physiology and patophysiology of urinary tract.
22
01, 03.04.2024
5.04.2024
Physiology and patophysiology of water-eletrocyte balance and acid-base balance.
23
08, 10.04.2024
12.04.2024
Physiology and patophysiology of gastrointestinal tract.
24
15, 17.04.2024
19.04.2024
Endocrine system I. Thyroid gland, Adrenal gland. Physiology and patophysiology.
25
22, 24.04.2024
26.04.2024
Endocrine system II. Endocrine activity of pancreas. Hormonal regulation of growth and metabolism. Physiology and patophysiology. Stress phenomenon.
26
06, 08.05.2024
10.05.2024
Physiology and patophysiology of reporoductive system, pregnany and labor. Lactation.
27
13, 15.05.2024
17.05.2024
Basal and resting metabolic rate. Energetics of the muscular work. Thermoregulation. Obesity. Metabolic disorders.
28
20, 22.05.2024
24.05.2024
Physiology of physical effort. Adaptation to physical effort in health and disease.
29
27, 29.05.2023
31.05.2024
MCQ III
30
03-07.06.2024
Final credits